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11th August 2017 How Embryo Grading Improves Your Chance of Pregnancy

Egg meet sperm. Why, hello, embryo. Not too far in the distant past, scientists knew very little about how this medical magic occurred. The process was certainly not transparent, taking place inside the woman’s uterus and in steps that...

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13th July 2017 The Value of a Second Opinion

“You should definitely receive a second opinion” – Sound advice, but don’t just take our word for it, consider the research. A study carried out in 2017 by Mayo Clinic researchers identified that for 88 percent of patients...

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22nd June 2017 FAQs about Donor Egg Treatment

Donor egg treatment, for women who are unable to user their own eggs for conception but can still carry a child, is one of the most successful forms of fertility treatment at Shady Grove Fertility. Through an anonymous egg donor, an...

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9th June 2017 Can Infertility Affect My Mental Health?

Anyone who has struggled to conceive knows that infertility can be a stressful and challenging experience. Infertility can take its toll medically, physically, psychologically, and financially, which is why Shady Grove Fertility provides an...

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31st May 2017 Donor Egg Treatment can actually be a gift to your child

For many patients, the most daunting part of donor egg treatment is selecting a donor. While it can be a complex and emotional task, it can also be an exciting time. Here at SGF we encourage you to look at choosing your egg donor to be an...

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25th May 2017 3 Things to Know about our Shared Risk Donor Programme

Shady Grove Fertility’s Shared Risk 100% Refund Programme is one of our most popular programs with 90 percent of our international patients choosing to utilise it. The reason why? It is a lot less stressful to begin treatment knowing that...

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18th May 2017 5 Features in Our New IVF Lab Increase Your Chance of Pregnancy

 Once the decision has been made to pursue donor egg treatment in America, patients want to know how Shady Grove Fertility will increase their chance of pregnancy. Our brand new, state-of-the-art laboratory in our flagship location in...

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5th May 2017 Donor Egg Treatment FAQ | Questions from the Seminar in Ireland

Shady Grove Fertility is a proud partner of Waterstone Clinic, formerly Cork Fertility, and through this partnership we are able to provide donor egg treatment to Irish patients. This past weekend, we co-hosted a free patient seminar at...

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Shady Grove Fertility Canadian Patient Story – Cindy and Andrew

Our Life Prior to Diagnosis Our story began in a small town in Ontario, Canada. My husband Andrew and I met at a surprise birthday party that my best friend threw for her husband. It felt like fate: I had introduced her to her husband a few years prior and now she introduced me to […]

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20th April 2017 5 Things I’d Love To Tell My American Egg Donor

At the age of 36, Niamh Mulhall started trying for her first child. After failed rounds of IVF, she was told she would need to use an egg donor. “For me it was a time of loss and grief. I knew no one in a similar situation and felt...

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13th April 2017 Promoting Sperm Health

Donor egg treatment allows for couples with poor egg quality to still achieve a healthy pregnancy. While our egg donor registry has high-quality egg donors all of whom have been prescreened and are ready to donate, many patients wonder what...

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30th March 2017 Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Story – Jen & Sam

Treating Infertility   I went through three unsuccessful rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF) with intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) when I began fertility treatment. I knew my eggs weren’t great, but we wanted to give that a...

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16th March 2017 SGF’s Guide to 2017’s Fertility Innovation in Treatment

When traveling to America for donor egg treatment, patients want to know they are receiving the highest level of care and latest treatment possible. At Shady Grove Fertility, we know that staying on the cutting edge of fertility research is...

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2nd March 2017 Preparing for Donor Egg Treatment: Mind, Body, and Spirit

Preparing for donor egg treatment can be an exciting and stressful experience. It is exciting to embark on a journey of building the family you have always dreamed of, but it can also be stressful due to all of the uncertainties. As you...

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23rd February 2017 A Guide to International Donor Egg Treatment

Shady Grove Fertility takes pride in providing our UK patients with concierge-level service and superior success with our International Donor Egg Programme. Egg donation in the UK can be a lengthy process due to the lack of egg donors and...

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16th February 2017 Finding Ways to Support Your Partner during Infertility

Times of stress affect many aspects of life and may negatively impact those closest to you. It is sometimes easier to conserve emotional energy by withdrawing than to reach out to a partner. Facing the challenge of infertility can lead to...

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9th February 2017 How Shady Grove Fertility Selects Egg Donors

Young women from all over the Washington D.C. region make parenthood possible by donating their eggs to couples struggling with infertility. To date, anonymous egg donors have helped more than 5,000 Shady Grove Fertility patients realise...

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26th January 2017 Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Story – Michelle and Mark

Treating Infertility You never imagine that you’ll be infertile. We got married, had some wonderful years of being a couple, and then decided when I hit 30 that we’d perhaps start thinking about a family. A year later and nothing had...

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19th January 2017 8 Reasons to Choose Shady Grove Fertility for Donor Egg Treatment

Shady Grove Fertility is widely regarded as one of the leading fertility centres worldwide—having helped patients from over 38 countries build their families. What makes SGF stand above the rest? Here are 8 reasons our donor egg programme...

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12th January 2017 Optimising Donor Egg Treatment

Once you’ve decided to pursue donor egg treatment in America, you’re likely wondering how SGF will optimise your cycle to increase your chances of conception. The donor care team at Shady Grove Fertility has the same goal as all of our...

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5th January 2017 Shady Grove Fertility Opens Largest IVF Lab in the U.S.

We are proud to announce the grand opening of our brand new, state-of-the-art centre and laboratory in our flagship location in Rockville, MD, just outside of Washington, D.C. Shady Grove Fertility’s new laboratory and office will improve...

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29th December 2016 Are You Considering Donor Egg Treatment?

Hearing that your ovarian reserve is diminished does not mean that the hope of being a mother is gone. “To have a baby requires a sperm, an egg, and a uterus. And if one of those isn’t available it doesn’t mean that you can’t have...

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22nd December 2016 The Most Common Myths about Stress and Infertility

One myth that has existed for many years is that stress can cause infertility and is often a contributing factor in unsuccessful fertility treatments. Although there is no scientific evidence to support this supposition, myths regarding...

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15th December 2016 All I Want for Christmas is Hope: Infertility Support during the Holidays

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year for everyone. Many people with infertility find it to be especially difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are our tips for finding infertility support during the holidays to ensure...

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5th December 2016 Fertility Glossary

On your journey to fertility treatment, you will hear numerous scientific terms, phrases, and acronyms that can often be overwhelming, unfamiliar, and confusing. Here at Shady Grove Fertility, we have prepared this fertility glossary to...

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2nd December 2016 Dr. Michael J. Levy Named Top Infertility Doctor for 2016

Shady Grove Fertility congratulates Michael J. Levy, M.D., Director of the International Donor Egg Programme, as a Washingtonian Top Infertility Doctor for 2016. Dr. Levy, SGF co-founder and president and director of IVF, is not only the...

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23rd November 2016 Donor Egg Treatment FAQ | Questions from the Fertility Show in London

This year at the Fertility Show in London, we were able to connect with new and former patients, meet the first “test tube” baby, Louise Brown, and highlight the advantages of donor egg treatment at Shady Grove Fertility. The Fertility...

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11th November 2016 Reproductive Medicine Research Improves Pregnancy Rates

Physician-scientists from Shady Grove Fertility—the largest fertility centre in the United States—had 17 studies accepted to present at this year’s premier U.S.-based meeting for reproductive medicine research and education. Held from...

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30th September 2016 Join Us at The Fertility Show in London | 5-6 November

This event has now passed, however, if you wish to know more about future events at Shady Grove Fertility then please contact us. Shady Grove Fertility will once again be heading to London for The Fertility Show this 5-6 November, and will...

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16th September 2016 Common Egg Donation Questions

Our webinar series was created to educate and empower you as you start your fertility journey in America and answer any egg donation questions you may have. And we are proud to announce that we will be giving you a brand new experience. We...

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12th September 2016 Advantages of Egg Donation in the U.S.

Shady Grove Fertility is proud to be at the forefront of egg donation in the U.S. and all over the world, as we forge the way with innovative scientific methods coupled with compassionate care. Our approaches have led to the birth of...

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31st August 2016 Miscarriages: How Common Are They When You Use Donor Egg?

Shady Grove Fertility’s own Dr. Paulette Brown hosted a live Q&A session to answer questions about the causes of miscarriages and what steps to take if you have experienced a miscarriage. The good news for women over 35 who are...

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12th July 2016 London Egg Donation Seminar

Shady Grove Fertility is hosting a London Egg Donation Seminar on 23rd, July. Our streamlined International Donor Egg Programme allows patients to work locally with their choice of select UK fertility centres while gaining access to SGF’s...

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11th July 2016 Overcoming Fears of Starting Egg Donation Treatment

For many of us, the fear of the unknown can be crippling. Our minds can exacerbate a situation and often times fill in the blanks with the worst case scenario or even misinformation. This can be especially true for couples who are starting...

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5th July 2016 Do I Need Immunological Testing?

Approximately 10 percent of the one in eight couples who experience infertility have unknown causes—otherwise known as unexplained infertility. For this subset of patients, some physicians have suggested immunological testing to help...

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30th June 2016 Finding Support During Infertility

While egg donation treatment can be a stressful experience, some people find it difficult to seek out emotional support during infertility. Whether it be from friends, family, their spouse, or a mental health professional, finding support...

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24th June 2016 Streamlined Treatment and Travel

Over the past 25 years, men and women from over 35 countries including the UK have travelled to Shady Grove Fertility for fertility care and our International Donor Egg Programme. Out patients benefit from streamlined treatment and travel,...

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10th June 2016 5 Signs You Shouldn’t Wait to See a Fertility Specialist

There are many reasons why a couple may seek the help of a fertility specialist; here are a few of the most common signs that indicate it is time to seek help. As defined by the World Health Organization, infertility is a disease of the...

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9th June 2016 Celebrating 25 Years and More Than 40,000 Babies Born

Shady Grove Fertility is celebrating its 25th Anniversary as a practice and more than 40,000 babies born with a “Believe It’s Possible” campaign that aims to give current and new patients newfound reasons to believe in the power of...

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20th May 2016 Egg Donation in Ireland: Patient Seminar in June 11

Egg donation in Ireland is made available through the United States’ largest fertility centre. Shady Grove Fertility’s, streamlined programme that allows patients to work locally with Cork Fertility Centre while gaining access to...

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20th May 2016 Anonymous Egg Donation: Is It Possible to Protect the Donor and Recipient’s Identity?

As technology advances and personal information becomes more readily available, questions regarding the validity of the term “anonymous egg donation” have started to arise. For egg donors and recipients alike, privacy is often a primary...

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13th May 2016 Age and Fertility: Egg Donation Treatment

Just two weeks shy of her 50th birthday, Janet Jackson and her husband Wissam Al Mana, announced that they were pregnant with their first child together. Rumors swirled after Janet cancelled the rest of her Unbreakable World Tour in order...

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13th May 2016 What is Shady Grove Fertility’s Shared Donor Egg Programme?

Pioneered by Shady Grove Fertility co-founder and Programme Director, Michael J. Levy, M.D., the Shared Donor Egg Programme was developed to reduce the cost of donor egg treatment all while maintaining a donor egg recipient’s chances of...

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6th May 2016 Why Egg Donors Donate?

At Shady Grove Fertility, we know that infertility is not convenient, it’s not easy, and that it can test your will and strength in ways that you never even imagined possible. As one former patient turned UK Patient Liaison, Sarah...

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25th April 2016 We’re Here to Help You Find a Donor

The Shady Grove Fertility Donor Database is one of the fundamental reasons why our Egg Donor Programme is so successful worldwide. Our patients have our full support from the moment they reach out to us to find a donor. Partial access is...

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15th April 2016 Shady Grove Fertility’s Egg Donation Success Rates

When choosing a fertility center, it’s important to research the many different options available to you. Finding a center that values patient care and has reproductive endocrinologists with extensive experience are important factors. But...

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7th April 2016 The Power of a Financial Guarantee

Shady Grove Fertility’s Shared Risk 100% Refund Programme for Donor Egg Comes with a Financial Guarantee

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18th March 2016 Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Story – Ian & Olaf

In the United States, you are from the very outset, very clear legally where you’re heading. Whose child it will be, and I think this is really a very, very important point.

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18th March 2016 Our Webinar Series Can Answer Your Egg Donation Questions

Our webinar series aims to give you peace of mind, while educating and empowering you as you start your fertility journey in America.

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Video: Inside Egg Donation Process

Learn what it means to be an egg donor at Shady Grove Fertility and hear from egg donors, the Program Director, who needs donated eggs, and the process.

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7th March 2016 Inside Egg Donation and Our Donor Selection Process

Young women from all over the region make parenthood possible by donating their eggs to individuals struggling with infertility. Anonymous egg donors have helped more than 5,000 Shady Grove Fertility patients realize their dream of...

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2nd March 2016 Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Story – Sandra and Michael

We had a couple of false starts with some previous fertility treatment attempts in the UK and Europe. We initially tried IVF and had a stark realization when we saw the low response to stronger medication. After the first round of failed...

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Egg Donor Patient Video: Catherine and Gavin

Catherine and Gavin had their dream of parenthood come true through the Shady Grove Fertility UK Egg Donation Programme.

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Video: Why Choose Shady Grove Fertility

The Shady Grove Fertility UK Egg Donation Programme offers patients the opportunity to select from a large variety of pre-screened egg donors as well as a streamlined process for UK patients seeking egg donation.

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Video: Choosing Your Egg Donor

One of the advantages of seeking egg donation in the U.S. through the Shady Grove Fertility’s UK Egg Donation Programme is the amount of information patients receive about their donors.

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Egg Donor Patient Video: Michael and Sandra

Michael and Sandra pursued fertility treatment at Shady Grove Fertility because they wanted to be able to choose their donor based on detailed information about the donor. The Shady Grove Fertility Donor Egg Programme features an extensive variety of pre-screened, anonymous egg donors.

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Egg Donor Patient Video: Sarah Esdaile

Sarah Esdaile, the Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Liaison and successful patient herself, discusses why she chose the Shady Grove Fertility International Egg Donor Programme located in the U.S. rather than fertility centers closer to home.

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23rd February 2016 Choosing Your Egg Donor

Choosing your egg donor is one of the most important milestones in the Donor Egg Treatment process. We realise it can be a complex, emotional task, so we are here to guide you through and give you peace of mind when making a decision.

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23rd February 2016 Watch Our Live Egg Donation Webinar

We understand that you likely have many questions and a lot of information to wade through as you begin your egg donation treatment journey with us.

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18th February 2016 About Our UK Donor Egg Treatment Programme

Egg donation in the UK can be an arduous process because of the lack of egg donors and the time that it can take after you actually find a donor.

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