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May 23, 2017, 10:08 ET ARR, Premiere Egg Donor Agency, Unveils Exciting New Payment Option

Since 1992, Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR) has been a leader in the third-party reproductive field. It was the first Egg Donor Agency in...


Sep 06, 2011, 11:44 ET Egg Donor Anonymity Not Critical, Spot Survey by Agency Suggests

The anonymity of egg donors is a norm of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in the United States, but a spot survey of some donors suggests its...


Jun 14, 2011, 11:47 ET ARR Adds Egg Donor Program To Services Provided UI IVF Center

Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR) said today that its partnership with the Center for Advanced Reproductive Care at the University of Iowa...


Feb 08, 2011, 17:16 ET ARR Sticks With Intended Parents Long Term With 'Family Commitment' Program

Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR - www.arr1.com), a leading agency that matches intended parents with egg donors and gestational surrogates,...


Jan 19, 2011, 17:21 ET ARR Separates Surrogacy Fact From Fiction

Thanks to happy outcomes for such celebrities as Sarah Jessica Parker, Elton John, and Ricky Martin, gestational surrogacy is increasingly in the...


Nov 30, 2010, 17:18 ET Busting Five Myths About Egg Donation

The steady increase in recession-spurred egg donor prospects has not resulted in a larger pool of qualified candidates, a leading agency that...


Nov 16, 2010, 11:29 ET 'Eggsploitation' Exaggerates Egg Donor Risks, Says Agency

A controversial new documentary called "Eggsploitation" condemns the fertility industry for taking advantage of young women who risk their health...


Aug 03, 2010, 12:36 ET The Price of Gestational Surrogacy

Jodi, of West Branch, IA, recently gave birth to twins (a boy and girl), but she doesn't claim to be their mother. That's because she carried them...


Jun 01, 2010, 14:29 ET Egg Donor Compensation: Not a Simple Issue

Jennifer was a junior in college when she decided to donate her eggs to a couple undergoing fertility treatments. Like most donors, she was...


Jan 26, 2010, 12:21 ET Agencies Launch Program to Help Parents With Surrogacy Births in Illinois

Two Chicago-area surrogacy firms today announced the launch of a program designed to facilitate the delivery in Illinois of babies carried by...


May 26, 2009, 14:04 ET New Program Offsets Risks of 'Do-It-Yourself' Gestational Surrogacy

Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR) today announced a new program geared to help intended parents avoid some of the pitfalls of...


Apr 13, 2009, 13:19 ET Egg Donor Surge Makes Due Diligence Critical: 7 Questions Donors Should Ask

Are there medical complications related to egg donation? Do fertility clinics and egg recruitment agencies sufficiently inform eligible donors of...


Mar 05, 2009, 13:23 ET 'Alternatives' Program Offers Incentives for Using First-Time Egg Donors

Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR) today announced a new program that responds to the current economic realities given the investment...


Feb 17, 2009, 10:50 ET The Surrogacy Journey: Not Just For the Wealthy

While the common perception about using gestational surrogacy as a route to creating families is that it's a rich person's game, a Chicago egg...


Nov 24, 2008, 15:33 ET Three Chicago Area Fertility Agencies Launch 'Shared Risk' Program

Three leading area fertility solutions agencies today announced the launch of a unique cooperative program to help intended parents better manage...


Jul 08, 2008, 01:00 ET Free Teleseminar Explores Surrogacy Requirements, Rights, Rewards

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- An attorney, a psychologist, and a past surrogate will join forces with an agency advocate for a free...


Jun 02, 2008, 01:00 ET ARR Offers Parents 'Extended Choice' in Egg Donor Selections

CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR), a leading Chicago-based agency that brings together intended parents,...


Apr 15, 2008, 01:00 ET Gestational Surrogates Wanted - Do You Fit the Bill?

CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to movies like "Baby Mama" with Tina Fey, a now-cancelled Fox sitcom, a feature in Newsweek and...


Oct 24, 2007, 01:00 ET Chicago Egg Donor/Gestational Surrogacy Agency Takes Stand for Industry Ethical Standards

CHICAGO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR), a Chicago-based egg donation and gestational surrogacy agency, has...