Egg donation is a fertility procedure by which a woman donates her oocytes.
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Gamete donation (eggs and sperm) refers to a type of fertility treatment in which the patient receives donor eggs and/or sperm from someone whom has decided to become a gamete donor. The sole purpose of the whole process is achieving pregnancy and giving birth to a child.
Egg donation, sperm donation and/or embryo donation are fertility treatments that allow many women and couples becoming parents through assisted reproductive technology.
One of the tests included in the seminogram. The alterations of this kind occasionate teratozoospermia, a sperm-related kind of infertility.
Multiple pregnancies involve more risks than normal pregnancies. That’s why an exhaustive medical check-up with ultrasounds is needed to figure out if there any signs of alarm.
One of the main worries of the sperm donor is if his privacy is going to be respected. That depends on the laws of each country; in Spain the identity of the donor is always anonymous.
Also known as recurrent miscarriage, its the consecutive loss of three or more pregnancies before the 20th week of gestation.
Egg donors must comply a series of requisites regarding age, mental and physical health, and functionality of their reproductive systems before joining an oocyte donation program.
Nowadays, thanks to technological advances, a pre-implantation genetic diagnosis with CGH arrays allows the evaluation of the 23 pairs of chromosomes with the aim of choosing the healthiest embryo for the transfer.
This kind of infertility is due to testicular problems, which cause difficulties in the process of spermatogenesis (the process in which sperm is produced).