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Category Archives: Egg Donation

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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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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How Much Will It Cost to Use an Egg Donor?

For those who are new to third-party reproduction, the cost of using an egg donor to help build your family can be a big question mark. Whether you’re using an egg donor because of a fertility issue or if you’re an LGBT couple, Egg Donor America works with all kinds of growing families, and we do our…

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2015 'Best in Egg Donation' Roundup

With each new year, Egg Donor America looks forward to exciting opportunities to bring together prospective parents and the egg donors needed to build their families. Becoming an egg donor is a special opportunity to help a couple who would not be able to have a baby without your donation, and we…

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What Happens If the Egg Donation Doesn’t Work?

A frequent question from prospective parents about to embark on the egg donation process is, “What happens if egg donation doesn’t work? What do we (or I) do next?” This is a common concern, as using donor eggs to have a child may be a couple’s only option to build their family, particularly for some LG…

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How an Egg Donor Pregnancy Will Feel like "yours"

A common concern of women who use an egg donor to build their family is that their pregnancy, and even their child once born, will not “feel” the same as a pregnancy or child conceived without third-party reproduction. Women may wonder if the lack of biological connection will override how they fee…

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5 Reasons an Egg Donor May Be Needed

Egg donors help make parenthood possible for those who would be unable to be parents without a donor’s help. Couples or individuals looking to start or build their family may need the help of an egg donor for a variety of reasons. Perhaps they are LGBTQ and require an egg donor to match with the i…

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