1Is it dangerous to be an egg donor?
Yes, egg donation is safe.
In fact, there are a few studies that debunk popular egg donation misconceptions, including long-term risks attached to fertility drugs. A collection of studies of over 180,000 women found no evidence of increased risk for ovarian cancer with fertility drug treatment
2Can being an egg donor make you infertile?
There are no studies proving positive correlation between egg donation and infertility. The process egg donors go through is identical to the process that infertile women undergo when they attempt IVF, or freeze their own eggs for future use
3What will disqualify you from donating eggs?
An inheritable genetic condition will disqualify you from reputable egg donor programs. Contraception – Women using Depo-Provera injections or contraceptive implants will not be able to donate their eggs
4Can donating eggs cause cancer?
Studies of IVF in infertile women have produced conflicting results: Some have found no increase in cancer, while others reported an increased risk of uterine and ovarian cancer. The meaning of this finding is unclear, because infertility itself is a risk factor for some malignancies.
5Can you die from egg donation?
Egg donation can be fatal.
OHSS, or Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome, is where too many hormones during the egg retrieval process can make a patient sick with abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloating, or even death.
6Do egg donors face long term risks?
No one knows the long-term risks to egg donors — if, in fact, there are any. Anecdotally, some women — Fonseca among them — said they experienced an array of health problems after donations, including ovarian cysts and endometriosis, a painful inflammatory disease that can cause infertility.
7Can you still get pregnant after egg donation?
You can get pregnant during the egg donation process, so we ask that you abstain from intercourse during the process. Your ovaries will become enlarged during the egg donation process. ... After approximately one month, your ovaries will return to their normal size
8Is Egg Donation Ethical?
Egg donation raises questions regarding all four of the basic principles of medical ethics: autonomy, justice, beneficence, and non-maleficence. ... Because of the current shortage of qualified egg donors, infertility treatments are subject to distributive injustice
9What is the age limit to donate eggs?
The ideal age for an egg donor is between the ages of 21 and 30. However, many egg donor agencies will not accept a new donor into their pool over the age of 29, since it can sometimes take up to a few months to get chosen by an intended parent
10What is the age limit for selling your eggs?
How old do you have to be to donate eggs? Our egg donor age limit is between 21 and 28. We accept egg donors at 21 to protect your reproductive health