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Information concerning egg donators at O.L.G.A. Fertility Clinic


Egg donation is not the method of choice — it is the method of exclusion



After 3 IVF in Sweden, 3 miscarriages, Elisabet and Pär became parents of lovely Ester through egg donation in St. Petersburg


Our egg donators

At O.L.G.A. Fertility Clinic, we have our own bank of egg donators: young, fertile, attractive women who have passed our medical and other tests. Most women who need donated eggs to get pregnant have gone through difficulties in finding a suitable egg donator. Just a part of people has a sister or friend able and willing to go through the egg donation procedure on their behalf.

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Finding your own egg donator

Egg donation is a procedure that requires a lot of commitment from the donor. She must be ready to go through the whole cycle of IVF treatment up to and including the part where her egg cells are collected. She must be able to accept the fact that, if successful, the procedure will result in the birth of a child carrying her genes. She must also be ready for the fact that the treatment may not work. Finding such a special person is hard.

Sometimes sisters or friends offer to donate their eggs, although not everyone is able and willing to commit to the time and effort that egg donation involves. And even then, you may not want to accept the offer, for instance if the person who accepted to donate does not look like you. It is a highly personal issue, yet the would-be donor may be upset if you turn them down. There may also be some medical reasons why a person should not become an egg donator. For example, many clinics do not accept egg donators who are overweight, or whose age is too high for the treatment to have a good chance of success. Furthermore, the would-be egg donator may feel under pressure to donate, and we have faced many cases where an offer to donate is then pulled back when the donor finds out more about what is expected of her, or if she has second thoughts. For the infertile women or couples who are relying on this egg donor, such a refusal can be depressingly devastating.

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Shortage of egg donators

Unfortunately, it can also be hard to find an egg donator with a help of a clinic or hospital. Many European countries now have laws prohibiting anonymous egg donation. Since this came into effect, the number of women offering to donate their eggs to help infertile couples has fallen dramatically. In countries such as Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Norway, egg donation is strictly forbidden. In the Netherlands, many clinics do not accept egg donators under the age of 30, or those who have not made their own family, while egg recipients should be no older than 45. Even in countries with more tolerant laws, such as the UK, the anonymity removal means that waiting lists for egg donation can extend to several years. The possibility of finding an egg donator at all, noth even the one who fits your requirements, may take years of waiting.

The O.L.G.A. Fertility Clinic Donor Bank

To overcome the shortage of egg donators, O.L.G.A. Fertility Clinic has set up an egg donator ‘bank’ of healthy, young, attractive women. Our donors all have proven fertility, which means they have at least one child of their own. They have passed comprehensive medical and other tests, and are ready to donate if they are chosen. Thanks to these women, O.L.G.A. Fertility Clinic has no waiting list for egg donation. Find out more about our recruitment and screening process for egg donators. process for egg donators.

Interested in egg donation at O.L.G.A. Fertility Clinic?

Please first fill in our questionnaire This will be assessed by one of our experienced doctors, who will then get in touch with you using your preferred contact method.

If you have any questions, an English-speaking receptionist is available to take your call on 007 81 2336 3059 between 07:00-14:00 Central European time (06.00-13.00 UK time). You can also reach us by e-mail at info@olgafertilityclinic.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

Very kind regards,
Your O.L.G.A. Fertility Clinic team

Related pages in other lnguages: English Egg donation Deutsch Eizellspende Netherlands Eiceldonatie Dansk Ægdonation

"...If I would have known at the start, what I know now, I would not have done my IVF-attempts at my age as egg donation gave us result straight away. It was the best decision of our lives!"

Karin and Pedro, Sweden

“…Well the Millennium shift came, the year 2000, we all remember what we did then, right? I got cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma... And when I stand here now 17 years later, you understand that it went well! Except for one important thing…"

Hillevi

“Three times I went to Russia to pick up some eggs. Six embryos tested by PGS and one was good ))) This little embryo was born when I was 44 and the egg they used was from me when I was 43…”

Susanne


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