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Egg Donation

Egg donation is often a good choice for women who are older or have experienced multiple failed in vitro fertilizations (IVFs).

Egg Donation Articles

Many women who’ve not been able to conceive but want to experience pregnancy and childbirth turn to egg donation. Poor egg quality due to a woman’s advanced age is the most common reason why single women and couples turn to egg donation. A woman’s egg quality lessens as she ages and significantly declines after age 37.

Thousands of women each year make the decision to donate eggs so that others may have the opportunity to realize their dreams of becoming parents.

If you would like to become an egg donor, these are some things you need to consider before donating your eggs:

Egg Donation Videos

What Characteristics Should I Look for in an Egg Donor?

You may consider a physical match or certain academic criteria when choosing your egg donor. Dr. Frederick Licciardi, with New York University Fertility Center, talks about your expectations and the realities related to an egg donor's characteristics.

Egg Donation-Where There Are Real Choices

Source: Center for Human Reproduction
Dr. Norbert Gleicher, founder of the Center For Human Reproduction in New York City, explains the process of egg donation from the couples' perspective, how patients find egg donors and criteria they use in choosing an egg donor.

Video: How Do You Pick an Ideal Donor?

Dr. Said Daneshmand, of The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, explains how fertility patients can work with their doctor to select an ideal egg donor with good physical and mental health.