What are the chances of Down syndrome with donor eggs?

By Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 09/26/2017

Egg donation pregnancies have lower rates of complications, including miscarriage and Down syndrome. You should keep in mind that the donor is younger and her oocytes are able to produce embryos with lower chances of having chromosomal abnormalities.

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BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).
Embryologist. Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).
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