Global IVF is the only one-stop informational website for IVF travelers — people looking to pursue ART treatments outside of their own country. Now potential Global IVF patients can interact with other people looking to go global for fertility treatments, i.e.; IVF, egg and/or sperm donation, surrogacy. The goals of the Global IVF Forums is to provide education and support to individuals who are interested in learning more about current IVF costs, Reproductive Clinics, Treatments, Third Party Family Building, Laws, Policies and Services world-wide. It is the goal of the Global IVF Forums to create a tight-knit community that encompasses those who are striving to find the best places to under go their IVF treatments, find Surrogates and Egg Donors, and for those who are just exploring their Family Building Options. Some of the forum categories include General IVF Travelers Discussion, Gay & Lesbian Issues, plus discussions by countries including Africa, Australia, Europe, South American, Canada and the United States, to name a few.
Free membership to GlobalIVF.com also includes bi-monthly newsletters and full access to Global IVF’s blogs as well as the online chat forums, allowing intended parents to share experiences and collect advice about specific clinics and treatments currently offered worldwide. Due to our newest technological upgrades those who have signed up for these forums in the past need to sign up once again to gain access.
GlobalIVF.com also highlights a leading expert in the field of fertility each month with in-depth video interviews and featured articles about fertility advancements and the latest of care. Some of the upcoming 2010 experts are Dr. Vicken Sahakian (Pacific Fertility Center, CA), Andrea Bryman (psychologist specializing in infertility), Wendie Wilson (Gifted Journeys Egg Donor Agency), Dr. David Tourgeman (Huntington Reproductive Center, CA), and Richard Vaughn (National Fertility Law, CA).
Join Global IVF today and start your own world wide Family Building Journey!
ABOUT THE FOUNDERS:
After working for a combined thirty-five years producing television shows for network and cable TV, Ms. Kaycoff-Manos and Ms.de Brito redirected their creative, managerial and people skills into helping others. It was years of their own personal fertility struggles — where the two independently underwent numerous fertility-related surgeries, alternative and controversial treatments, multiple miscarriages, IVFs, three egg donors and four surrogates before successfully having their own families – that naturally transformed them from television producers to baby producers.
In 2004, they opened Agency for Surrogacy Solutions, Inc. in Los Angeles, where they took their business acumen and compassion and created one of the world’s most successful and well-respected surrogacy agencies. They later expanded it to include Agency for Fertility Solutions, which offers fertility plans, financial counseling and personalized egg donor searches. Their dealings with fertility patients from across the globe alerted them to the strong need for a website where IVF travelers from all corners of the earth could find informative, up-to-date information on services worldwide, connect with experts, and share experiences with fellow IVF travelers in one place. To fill this ever-growing niche, GlobalIVF.com was created.
Besides bringing their heads and hearts to helping people unravel their fertility options, Ms. de Brito and Ms. Kaycoff-Manos have developed extremely strong relationships with the country’s top infertility clinics, psychologists, attorneys, and support personnel. Both women are sought-after speakers at fertility conferences and groups throughout the United States and on the internet. They’ve written and appeared in numerous magazine articles and on radio and television programs. Ms. de Brito and Ms. Kaycoff-Manos are currently collaborating on a book focusing on Cross-Border IVF Travelers.
Kathryn Kaycoff-Manos is a mother of identical twin boys and Lauri de Brito is mother to 3 children and is currently embarking on her third gestational surrogacy journey.