Egg Donation Process
Egg donation is a process by which a woman donates her eggs to other women who are unable to conceive a child that they want. A women ovary often loses its ability to produce the healthy eggs needed to conceive for a variety of reasons such as age, genetic disorders, previous surgeries and etc. These are the reasons women required to find an Egg donor.
Here is the egg donation process:
- When the egg donor has matched the prospective parents, then they undergo a screening process prior to starting the egg donation cycle.
- Egg donation cycle starts with egg donor put in birth control pills which synchronizes both the donor’s and recipient’s menstruation cycle.
- Then, the donor will be given various types of injections and also go through various type of screening test to monitor the follicle growth.
- When the follicle reaches its maturity level then the injection of HCG is administered for retrieval. HCG prepared the donor’s ovaries to release the egg.
- The egg retrieval will take place approximately 36 hours after the HCG injection.
- Egg retrieval is a short procedure lasting 30 minutes or less. However, the donor will need to rest for an hour or two, at the clinic after the retrieval.
- The donor can return to their normal routine one day after retrieval with the exception of physically strenuous activity or exercise.