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Your Family, Your Way

Whether you are single or part of a couple, we offer the services you need to build a family on your terms.

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Why use Third-Party Reproduction?

There are many reasons why you might choose to use third-party reproduction. You may want to have a child without a partner or need medical assistance as you try to create a family of your own.

No matter your reason or personal situation, our experienced team is available to help you realize your dream of building a family. They offer consultation, diagnosis and treatment for a range of fertility issues.

We offer third-party reproduction as an alternative method for creating a family for both individuals and couples. Options in third-party reproduction include the use of donor embryos or a gestational carrier.  

Penn Fertility Care – Lancaster General Health offers you the chance to successfully achieve pregnancy by using donor embryos. If you’ve been unsuccessful getting pregnant, either on your own or with assisted reproductive technologies with your own eggs, a donor embryo might be appropriate for you. Donor embryos can also help women who have experienced multiple pregnancy losses.

We receive donated cryopreserved embryos from patients who have gone through in vitro fertilization treatment. When these couples have completed their family, they are given the opportunity to anonymously donate their unused frozen embryos for potential use by recipient couples.

You can view the profiles of donated embryos (i.e., medical history of the donating couple) and select the embryos you would like to use. Our practice does not match you with donated embryos. We believe the embryo selection is an important and personal decision that should be made by you.

We understand that each patient faces a unique set of circumstances regarding their fertility. We offer personalized services to assist you throughout the entire donor embryo process. From initial consultation through the implantation process, our staff are available to answer your questions. 

In This Section...

Donor Egg Services

Egg donation and other third-party options.

Donor Sperm Services

Couples experiencing infertility due to male infertility, single women, and same-sex couples may choose to use donor sperm, either from a known or anonymous donor.

Gestational Carriers

Gestational carriers, women who carry a pregnancy for another person or couple, are an option available if you cannot conceive or carry a baby.

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