It could take a day or several months, depending on what the recipient is looking for in a donor. Our goal is to get donors matched as quickly as possible.
The egg donor cycle takes about 4 to 6 weeks, depending on the schedules of everyone involved.
Yes, the procedure is done vaginally.
No, continue until you speak with the Fertility Doctor. Depo Provera injections or Norplant affect the timing of your normal cycle, which will delay your egg donor cycle. If you are interested in being an Egg Donor, we suggest you use an alternative form of birth control.
All costs are the responsibility of the recipients, unless the donor violates her contract.
The egg retrieval process is an outpatient procedure. Light anesthesia is administered. A vaginal probe is placed into the vagina and fluid from the follicles is collected. This procedure will take approximately 30 minutes, with 1-2 hours recovery time.
While taking medications, you must refrain from sexual intercourse.
We ask that you do not drink alcohol while taking the medications.
No smoking tobacco or any other recreational drugs.
If you have questions that have not been answered, please contact EDSI.