Tag: oocyte donation

How many embryos to transfer

Risks involved in a multiple birth

How many embryos should be transferred? This is a frequently asked question among patients undergoing an IVF cycle. Increasing the pregnancy success rate without rising the risk of multiple births is the ultimate goal.

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Types of donor conception

Achieving pregnancy thanks to donor conception

Egg donation, sperm donation and/or embryo donation are fertility treatments that allow many women and couples becoming parents through assisted reproductive technology.

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IVF with donor eggs

Altruistic egg donor

Egg donation consist in the following : a woman donates her eggs anonymously to another woman, these eggs are fertilised in the laboratory and the implated in the future mother’s uterus, resulting in pregnancy.

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Egg recipient

Donated oocytes

Eggs recipient is a patient who comes to a fertility centre and can’t use her own eggs. In this case, to become a mother she turns to a eggs donor.

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Egg donor compensation

Benefits of egg donation

When a healthy and young woman decides to donate her eggs, it is an altruistic gesture. Nevertheless, taking into account that the procedure could present some annoyances and the regular visits to the clinic she has to do, a compensation is provided to her.

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Requirements for egg donation

Guidelines donation

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.

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