What is Egg Donation?

Egg donation is part of an assisted reproduction treatment process in which a fertile woman donates an egg, or oocyte, to another woman to help her conceive. The eggs being fertilized in the laboratory. It is a third party reproduction as part of assisted reproductive technology. A need for egg donation may arise for several reasons like when the female partner cannot have genetic children.

Facts about Egg Donation

  • The first child born from egg donation was reported in Australia in 1983.
  • Egg donation is also helpful for gay male couples using surrogacy.
    In the United States, egg donor cycles have a success rate of over 60%.
  • Women having past their reproductive issues or menopause can still become pregnant with egg donation.
  • egg-donor conceived children have the same reaction as sperm-donor conceived children.
  • Sometimes, specialists may freeze some Eggs for future use
  • Before starting the procedure, most donors will need to take medication.
    The risks of egg donation are relatively low.
  • Between 21 and 35 years of age, women have a higher quality and quantity of eggs.
  • A woman may choose to use frozen eggs from a donor bank.
    Women may not be eligible if they face a high risk of exposure to HIV.
    • Application Fill Up
    • Physical Examination
    • Blood Tests Required
    • Drug Tests Is Done
    • Ultrasound, To Examine the Reproductive Organs
    • Medical and Psychological History
    • Infectious Disease Screening
    • Screening for Inherited Disease