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