Are the physical characteristics of both couples taken into account when the matching for embryo adoption is done?

By Andrea Rodrigo.
Last Update: 11/15/2016

Yes, both in cases of gamete donation (eggs and sperm) and embryo donation, the medical team tries to match the physical characteristics of the donor with those of the recipient (e.g. blood type).

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 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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