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Does using donor eggs carry fewer pregnancy risks?

By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 03/01/2022

No. When egg donation is used, the possibility of having genetically alternated embryos and, therefore, the risk of miscarriage is reduced.

However, the risks associated with pregnancy are the same as if one's own eggs are used. It is important to keep in mind that advanced maternal age and multiple gestations can cause some risks during gestation, such as pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, etc.

Read the full article on: What are the risks of pregnancy by ovodonation? ( 34).
 Marta Barranquero Gómez
Marta Barranquero Gómez
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Embryologist
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).
License: 3316-CV
Embryologist. Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH). License: 3316-CV.