Learn how Donor Egg Bank America provides frozen eggs to future parents.

What Happens During Egg Retrieval?

A key part of the egg donation process is the day of the donor’s egg retrieval procedure. For donors, this is typically the part of donation when the most questions arise – will egg retrieval hurt? Do I need to take time off from work or school? What is recovery like? What do I need to know before the…

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Three Situations in Which Infertility Leads to Egg Donation

Egg donation services can be used to help build families for LGBT couples as well as for those facing infertility. LGBT couples, particularly same-sex male couples, are aware that egg donation services will be needed in coordination with surrogacy services. However, for women who expected to…

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Will My Egg Donor Pregnancy Be Different?

Women who choose to use an egg donor to help build their families have already experienced the emotional highs and lows of the egg donation process, but what happens once a pregnancy is confirmed? Some women worry that they will not be able to enjoy the full spectrum of what it means to be…

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Three Questions Egg Donors Are Tired of Being Asked

For some egg donors, a supportive and encouraging group of family members and friends can make the difference between entering a donation cycle with confidence and feeling as if you made the wrong decision. Although more people are aware of egg donation than ever before, the concept remains just…

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Egg Donor America Honors National Infertility Awareness Week

National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) takes places during the last week of April and honors those couples who struggle with infertility. One in eight couples struggle with infertility, which means that many of us likely know someone who has struggled to conceive – or maybe struggled ourselves. …

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How to Choose Between Fresh Versus Frozen Donor Eggs

Prospective parents who choose egg donation to build their family will need to decide whether they will proceed with fresh or frozen donated eggs. There are advantages to both types of donor egg, and it is ultimately up to prospective parents to decide which type is best for their growing family. …

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The Egg Donor Checklist

Becoming an egg donor to help a family or individual in need is an incredibly generous decision. Egg donors deserve the utmost support before, during and after their donation cycle. For first-time donors who have had questions from the moment they started their application, Egg Donor America is…

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