If you had asked me these questions several years ago, I would have been ever so quick to say, “Be open. Speak proudly. If you don’t talk about it, you are acting like there is something to be ashamed of.” And I would have added, “You are creating a secret and secrets are never a good thing.”
Dr. John Schnorr, Medical Director of Coastal Fertility Specialists in South Carolina, explains that many patients will go through a grieving process when they realize they won't be able to conceive with their own eggs. And he explains why deciding to use donor eggs to build your family is a wonderful option.
What You Need to Know Before You Donate Your Eggs. Pros and cons of egg donation. Here are the things to consider before donating your eggs. If you would like to become an egg donor, these are some things you need to consider before donating your eggs:
A blog by Dr. John Zhang, New Hope Fertility, January 5, 2016
Donating eggs can make the difference in a couple’s ability to start a family. Many young women have considered donating their eggs, but are unsure about the process or what is required of them. Knowing the desirable egg donor traits that fertility clinics are looking for can make the decision easier.
Every expectant parent goes through a laundry list of questions, concerns and overall bewilderment at the process at hand. Throw in a little third-party reproduction and the process gets that much more amazing.
Dr. Richard Paulson, a fertility with USC Fertility in Los Angeles, explains that with egg donation the age of the recipient is not important when it comes to implantation. But there are health issues related to older women that have to be taken into consideration if she's considering having a baby.
Researchers presented data from two studies in Boston yesterday at a meeting of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) regarding parental disclosure of the use of donor eggs to their child.