The Egg donation process is done between two personalities 1st is Egg Donor and 2nd is RECIPIENT (intended mother or Surrogate mother)
In Egg Donation process a healthy woman donated her eggs to intended parents who are unable to have a child on their own due to lack of eggs or quality of eggs or due to some other medical conditions/issues(genetic issue, age factor, some medical issue (i.e. ovarian failure, previous IVF/ICSI failure, chemotherapy)) with the female partner. Egg donation is also required in case of singles/Gays who are opting for surrogacy for parenting.
Egg Donor is a healthy woman who provides one or several (usually 10-15) eggs (ova, oocytes) for purposes of egg donation in order to help intended parents to have a child. The woman who receives the donor eggs is called recipient.
Why Egg Donation is Required?
Egg donation is required:
- Where women are unable to get pregnant due to poor egg reservoir & poor egg quality.
- Egg donation is a good option for a couple to rule out any genetic defect or X chromosomal associated disorder.
- Egg donation IVF is recommended to elderly women who are poor responders to IVF treatment and had repeated failed IVF cycles. With young egg donor eggs, they have a very high chance of success.
- In case of single male/gay couples, egg donation with surrogacy is the only option