Can you be an egg donor while on birth control?

By Neus Ferrando Gilabert BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 10/18/2016

Yes, contraceptives are not an impediment to become an egg donor. In fact, they may be advantageous, as they allow your cycle to be monitored more accurately. However, when you start taking medications for egg production, you will have to stop with contraceptives and start again when the donation process finishes.

Suggested for you: Am I Eligible To Donate Eggs? – Requirements & Qualifications.

BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Valencia (UV). Postgraduate Course in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH). Experience managing Embryology and Andrology Labs at Centro Médico Manzanera (Logroño, Spain).
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Valencia (UV). Postgraduate Course in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH). Experience managing Embryology and Andrology Labs at Centro Médico Manzanera (Logroño, Spain).
We use own cookies and third party cookies to offer you personalized ads and gather statistical data. If you continue the navigation we understand that you accept our cookies policy.