How To Keep Your Sperm Healthy

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Sep 15, 2020 12:03:30 PM

Planning to conceive a child requires healthy sperm. People often downplay the importance of sperm health for fertility--when you should be taking all the necessary precautions for your future family.  

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Topics: donor eggs, co-parenting, single parent, sperm donor

Starting A Family As A Co-Parent: A Guide

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Aug 24, 2020 10:32:03 AM

These days, you don’t have to choose a traditional way to start a family. Many people are more focused on their career goals to find the right partner for life. If you’re single and feeling pressures of the biological clock, or frustrated by short-term casual relationships and are still ready to meet someone to have children with, co-parenting could be a great option for you! 

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Topics: frozen donor eggs, co-parenting, dating, natural insemination, insemination, single parent, sperm donor

Should I Include My Sperm Donor In Parenting?

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Aug 17, 2020 10:50:15 AM

Choosing to start a family by a sperm donor is increasing in popularity and enhancing family dynamics. In fact, some 30,000 to 60,000 babies born in the United States were conceived through sperm donation, out of approximately four million American babies born that year in 2017.

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Topics: co-parenting, single parent, Sperm Donors, sperm donor, Same Sex Parenting

How To Co-Parent Without Living Together

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Aug 13, 2020 2:00:45 PM

Today, parenting roles, styles and relationships are taking a progressive leap. Parents don’t necessarily have to marry or even live together to raise a loving, connected family. However, choosing this arrangement raises a lot of questions. It is important to communicate with one another throughout the process and set guidelines, even if the parents are not living together. Here are some tips for a successful co-parenting situation when you don’t live together. 

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Topics: co-parenting, dating, single parent, Surrogacy, Sperm Donors, Same Sex Parenting

Leading a Healthy Lifestyle During Pregnancy

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Aug 12, 2020 1:28:55 PM

Leading a healthy lifestyle for the baby (and for yourself!) is much more than just eating the right foods. Maintaining - or starting - healthy exercise habits is best for your mental well being as well as weight fluctuation and daily discomforts. We are going to talk about how exercise can help you stay healthy and specific exercises that will help with the many discomforts of pregnancy. There are other important ways to stay healthy like eliminating toxins and essential oils from your home (bet you didn’t think of that one!). Finally, we want to focus on mental health because we know how much anxiety can come from pregnancy and the looming knowledge you are about to have your first baby.

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Topics: co-parenting, dating, single parent, Surrogacy, pregnancy

How To Become A Sperm Donor

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Aug 11, 2020 4:37:04 PM

 

Choosing to become a sperm donor is a decision that should be carefully thought through, since it may have many benefits--but also a lot of responsibilities. You have the ability to give the gift of a family by choosing to become a donor. These days, there are many ways to donate sperm. However, choosing this right path for you can be a tough choice. This may require more planning and preparation than you originally anticipated. Either way, it’s important to be informed before making the leap. 

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Topics: donor eggs, co-parenting, insemination, Sperm Donors

How To Eat Healthy During Pregnancy

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Jul 30, 2020 2:53:04 PM

Pregnancy can be a crazy and beautiful journey for women. Your body will change no matter what, but one part of the change - the weight gain - can be controlled through a healthy, yet nutritious diet. Women should plan to eat an extra 350-500 extra calories a day in the second and especially third trimester. 

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Topics: Surrogacy, Same Sex Parenting, pregnancy

Starting A Family as a Same Sex Couple

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Jul 28, 2020 12:49:45 PM

It’s a really big deal to wrestle with the idea of starting a family. It’s a huge decision for anyone, but it becomes even bigger for same-sex couples due to the amount of options to look through. Exploring all the options can be a major task in itself. 

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Topics: Same Sex Parenting

Dating During A Global Pandemic

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Jul 24, 2020 3:37:29 PM

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on everyone and everything in 2020. From our work lives to our time with friends and family, each of us has had to make personal sacrifices that put our mental health, happiness and peace of mind at risk. Romantically, the harsh realities of this year are no different.

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Topics: dating

Known Donor Registry for Sperm Donors

Posted by Ivan Fatovic on Jul 23, 2020 3:10:26 PM

Using a known donor, sometimes referred to as an “open donor” has become increasingly popular in recent years for couples trying to start a family. When In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and artificial insemination were first being used, people didn’t want to use a known donor because of rare stories of children wanting to have a parental relationship with their donor and it going poorly, or other complications with the upbringing and relationships. 

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Topics: Sperm Donors

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