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In the Market for Eggs?

If you are unable to conceive with your own eggs, you may want to consider egg donation. Egg donation is a viable choice for women who are older (over 39), have premature ovarian failure, poor egg quality, an intact uterus but no ovaries, or history of genetic disease.

There can be challenges with egg donation, such as finding the right donor who passes all the screening tests, synchronizing cycles because the recipient's uterus must be prepared for the embryo transfer after the donor's eggs are retrieved, and the expense.

With the advent of vitrification, a faster technique for freezing eggs, there is a new option for donor eggs: frozen donor egg banks. You can read about some of the advantages of frozen donor eggs in Dr. Laurence Jacobs' latest blog.

Click here for even more information on egg donation.

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