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Another practice frequently seen with egg donation is when the recipient receives donor eggs from a biological family member of theirs. While reasons to use this method vary and are not. More than 70 percent of women older than 45 who try assisted reproductive technologies (ART) such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) use donor eggs to try to conceive a child. Over 8,000 babies are born in the. Namely the method my husband and I used to have her.

My daughter came into this world because of an egg donor. This all came about because in 2014, my third round of IVF failed. We were two years in the trenches of hard-core fertility. IVF with egg donation is not usually the first chosen treatment when a woman or couple goes to a fertility clinic, as patients usually want to try for pregnancy with their own gametes first. Thanks to egg donors, a woman without viable eggs can still have a baby of her own.

For a woman who doesn’t have any viable eggs, whether because of premature ovarian failure or another. Parents Via Egg Donation has an amazing site. Most fertility clinics require you to seek counseling before starting egg donor IVF, but in the event they don’t, look for a fertility counselor. Becoming pregnant with a donor egg is neither easy nor cheap. It involves buying the eggs of a younger woman, creating embryos with sperm (either a partner’s or donor sperm) through in vitro fertilization (IVF.

HOT on our radar is the study coming out of Spain claiming that mothers carrying donor eggs still pass on a type of their DNA, called microRNA. Incredible news, and it also sounds a little too. At first, the idea of using a donor egg to conceive repulsed Briony Walker. But at 44, and with only a 1% chance of conceiving each month, she was forced to reconsider. Briony Walker.

Fri 13. The cost of donor eggs varies greatly with the most affordable donor egg IVF cycles in the united states coming in just over $10,000 and some being well over $40,000. You may need multiple rounds of Donor Egg IVF which could cause the costs to multiply. Why Are Donor Eggs so Expensive.

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Another factor to take into account is that, in egg sharing, the donor would be undergoing artificial stimulation of egg production anyway for her own benefit.

“Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation: Second Edition” by Evelina Weidman Sterling, Ellen Sarasohn Glazer
from Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation: Second Edition
by Evelina Weidman Sterling, Ellen Sarasohn Glazer
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013

In this situation, an egg donor would undergo ovarian stimulation and egg retrieval, and the donated eggs would be combined with the patient’s husband’s sperm, and the resulting embryos would be transferred into the patient.

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from Blueprints Obstetrics & Gynecology
by Tamara Callahan
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2018

Your donor will take fertility drugs (similar to the cocktail of drugs anyone undergoing IVF would use) to stimulate her ovaries to produce multiple eggs—and you’ll use fertility drugs to build up your uterine lining so it’ll be ready for implantation.

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from What to Expect Before You’re Expecting
by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
Workman Publishing Company, 2009

Since the eggs are already extracted, rather than duplicating the costly procedure of reimplanting both eggs and sperm into the fallopian tubes, especially if the physician is unsure if the husband’s sperm can penetrate the egg, the remaining eggs are fertilized in vitro.

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As the outcome of IVF is very low in women above 40 years of age who develop fewer than three follicles with stimulation (11), a low AFC can be used together with other data (age, day 3 FSH, duration of infertility) to suggest egg donation as a better option.

“Handbook of In Vitro Fertilization” by David K. Gardner, Carlos Simón
from Handbook of In Vitro Fertilization
by David K. Gardner, Carlos Simón
CRC Press, 2017

As a rule, donor sperm requires only intrauterine insemination while donor ovum requires a full IVF cycle for both the donor and the gestational mothers.

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by Sarah Gehlert, Teri Browne
Wiley, 2011

One of her options is to be implanted with the egg of someone else—an egg donor—with whom her husband’s sperm is joined via IVF Just as high-quality sperm donors are in demand (see chapter 11 on paternity), so, too, there is competition for egg donors that meet certain criteria.

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from Family Law: The Essentials
by William P. Statsky
Cengage Learning, 2003

At the other end of the spectrum, an infant conceived through IVF could wind up with five “parents”: a sperm donor, an egg donor, a surrogate mother in whom the fertilized egg is implanted, and a caregiving mother and father.

“Life-Span Human Development” by Carol K. Sigelman, Elizabeth A. Rider
from Life-Span Human Development
by Carol K. Sigelman, Elizabeth A. Rider
Cengage Learning, 2011

Egg share programmes can be used, where a person requiring IVF for personal reasons agrees to donate half her eggs to an unknown recipient in lieu of having a reduced cost for her own IVF cycle.

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from Dewhurst’s Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
by Sir John Dewhurst, Keith Edmonds
Wiley, 2012

The best recommendation at this time is in vitro fertilisation with donor egg.

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Oktay Kutluk

Kutluk Oktay, MD, FACOG is one of the world's foremost experts in fertility preservation as well as ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization for infertility treatments. He developed and performed the world's first ovarian transplantation procedures as well as pioneered new ovarian stimulation protocols for embryo and oocyte freezing for breast and endometrial cancer patients.

Mail: [email protected]
Telephone: +1 (877) 492-3666

Biography: https://medicine.yale.edu/profile/kutluk_oktay/
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  • I have premature ovarian failure and am starting a donor egg IVF cycle soon. I was so upset at first but watching videos like this give me so much joy, excitment, and peace. Your son is beautiful ❤

  • I remember when I realized that the only chance for me to have my child is using donor eggs. I was completely terrified at first. Adoption wasn’t an alternative for me. I wanted to carry and give birth to my baby. I wanted to be with her from the moment when she was born, with her first breath. Of course, I wanted her to look like me. So we requested the donor with the same features as mine. But once embryo transfer was done, the only thing I could think about was pregnancy to be successful. I gave birth to MY baby! Now I don’t even remember that my child’ life began in the donor program. It doesn’t matter anymore. All I know is what I feel. My heart beats for her! I know one hundred percent I’m her mom and she’s my daughter. So I am happy that I made this decision. And I’m grateful to the clinic which gave me this chance.

  • Egg donation is becoming more popular. Sometimes this is the only way a woman can get pregnant. There are a couple of families who used egg donation to have their children. I am so happy for your.

  • A little different but my husband died five days after our son was born. When he was 11 months old I entered a new relationship and he has raised him as his own. He calls my husband dad BUT we have explained from before he can remember that his biological dad is in heaven. He asks questions and we have pictures. He is almost 9 and never heard the “you’re not my real dad” just yet. But we explained that sometimes dads are biological but the ones who love and take care of them.

    It’s HEALTHY to lead with truth.

  • Thank you for sharing your story. I recently got diagnosed with POI after ttc for the past year. Unfortunately I had no idea as I’ve been taking birth control for the past 10 years which have masked certain symptoms so I’m not sure when it happened. We’ve been told (very bluntly) the only way we can have a child is to go through IVF with a donor egg or look into adoption. Me and my other half are absolutely heartbroken as it’s not something we ever even considered. Listening to your stories have made me realise there are other people going through the same thing and not all hope is lost in our dream to have a family. I think you’re very brave and inspiring to be so honest and watching your videos has made me feel like there’s possibly light at the end of the tunnel x

  • Question hopefully it not rude but what do you do when your family start noticing that the baby doesn’t look like you? Like what if you keep it a secret that your baby is a donor egg baby

  • I am so excited for this journey! Sending you love and prayers ❤️❤️ I am adopted if you have any questions please feel free to contact me!

  • I went through ivf with donor eggs myself. Girls don’t hesitate! Believe me those doubts will fade away as soon as you see a positive pg test. You’ll use donor eggs, so what?? It changes NOTHING. You’ll carry, you’ll deliver, you’ll raise. You’ll be one and only mom for them. I have smth which helped me A LOT at the beginning of my journey when I had same doubts. I remember I found an interesting article about de ivf research. It was about scientists who made ‘amazing discovery’ and revealed infertile mothers who use donor eggs DO pass their DNA to their children. This discovery was made only a couple of years ago. The info about this research really inspired me and changed my mood about de. So I’m sharing it with you. Maybe it will help a little) Don’t be scared to accept this option! It’s so worth it.

  • Kate, you are awesome for taking this big step to go the route of a donor egg! You will be a wonderful mother! I totally support and agree with you in planning on being honest with your future child about them not being biologically yours. I do have a question, did your doctor ever do genetic testing on your past embryos? I know that even if you got one good embryo from the genetic testing, you would have a great chance of it implanting. Was that ever explained to you?

  • I may need egg donation I’m the future if I have a baby, I feel like a mother is often defined as a woman who carries and nurtures a baby for nine months and then gives birth to that little person. You gave him life, he’s here in this world because of you. I think he does look you and egg donation is like a beautiful gift one woman gives to another and that’s really beautiful, women helping women in this journey:) love makes a family, you will be the one he looks up to, you and your husband. The ones who inspire him and most importantly the ones who love him. You carried and gave birth to a baby and that means you are a mother. I think you seem like a lovely loving woman and mother and even from the clips you showed he does genuinely look very contended and I’m not just saying that. I really wanna continue following your story and will subscribe because as someone with a possibility of a future child carrying a genetic condition and endometriosis and pcos I’ve been told egg donation may be something I’ll need to conceive. After watching this and videos like this, I’m becoming more confident about using doner eggs someday. Congrats btw:)

  • My daughter is almost two and genetically is mine but we will need donor eggs in the future.
    My girl did all the same stuff with me in regards to staring and seeking me out, it’s a mummy baby thing because you ARE his mummy in every sense of the word even if not genetically!!
    I’m so excited to expand my family and watching this has calmed alot of my fears about bonding, wish you all the best he’s gorgeous xxx

  • I admire your personality so much and cannot wait to see you holding your little one!! Thank you for your videos. They have helped me so much, I feel that I am not alone… I just had my 4th miscarriage and I am trying not to lose hope. Watching your video really helped. Lots of love from Greece

  • He resembles you I’ve read that even though the egg might come from another women traits are passed to the developing embryo from the birth mother congratulations he is handsome little guy��

  • Such a beautiful happy video, many congrats �� I am watching it with my 4 month old baby son asleep next to me. He too is a donor egg baby. Everything you described summed up my own emotions, feelings and experience over these last months just perfectly. After 8yrs of waiting, hoping and praying for a miracle….he arrived and I wouldn’t change any of that long journey as it brought me to him. So lucky and so thankful ���� ��

  • This video has been very helpful. Thank you for being so transparent. We are alike in many ways. Looking forward to seeing more of your journey to motherhood. ❤️

  • Love radiates from you face, he is gorgeous and was meant to be your special gift, congratulations on the birth of a special little boy.

  • Thank you so much for doing this video. I am currently 26 weeks pregnant with my egg donor baby. I am so excited and happy and can’t wait to meet my baby but, there are still those moments of doubt that creep up occasionally. I love how happy you are and how positive you are, it really gives me hope that I will be the same way. I wish you and your beautiful son the best in the world!

  • Congratulation Amanda! Glad to see you and your family happy. The baby is fully yours it was connected to you thought bond that nobody can break,

  • From a potential egg donor, this was such a wonderful video too see what I could do for families. This was incredible. Thank you:)

  • Kateka like really this was a amazing vlog, you tell it so wel. You are a beautiful woman and you will be a amazing mother to this special baby that wil come to you and your husband ❤

  • watching the last couple videosI can already see this big and wonderful picture coming together <3 it´s so strong, like it already happened!

  • In the mid 1980’s my husband and I had two children with donor sperm and they were siblings. We were counseled to basically keep it a secret as it would be best. All was well until seven years ago my children found out their father was not their biological father. They have worked through it (I think), but it had to be hard. They subsequently found their biological father through one of the dna databases, which astounded me. I’m so glad to see the many ways families grow today with truth and love and honesty from the beginning. Donor sperm or donor eggs is adoption, and adoption means that child was so deeply wanted and loved from the beginning.

  • You represent the very meaning of happiness! I love the connection you have with your son! I pray everyday that this moment your experiencing i will have the opportunity to as well. You give me so much hope and strength to get through this condition we have. I constantly ask why me this isnt fair. Thank you for being beautifully honest and supportive! ❤️❤️❤️

  • He urs hun u have carried him over 9months what people say is irrelevant u have bonded with him while carrying him it might not be the same but u are his mommy

  • Kate-
    First-let me say Abridge is a life saver-literally for my Mom and I. She was recently diagnosed with MDS and she lives 2 hours away-it is impossible to make every Dr appt and she was relaying information from her Dr incorrectly-not purposely. I put this app on her cell and I thank God for it daily. YOU WILL LOVE IT!
    Now…let’s talk about you and that beautiful glow of happiness….hope….peace of mind-that RADIATES around you,through you! It is a joy to be able to see how confident you are about yours and Stus choices. How I pray DAILY for you and both of your journey to parenthood. I can’t explain how or why but I believe with my entire heart God has used you and this journey to change others heartbreak into hope-and I feel that baby that WILL come is going to continue to be hope and happiness for so so many in this world.
    I am blessed to not of had obstacles to motherhood but your journey has brought hope..faith..prayer to my life in ways that will forever be changed for the better. So,again, I thank you for sharing your journey as I remind you EVERYTHING HAS BEEN FOR SOMETHING and it is our Lord who has known from the beginning of it all-what a beautiful gift you’d be to so so many-especially that beautiful baby you’ll call yours one day. Many spend their entire lifetime in search of their ‘purpose’-you my friend,absolutely know yours.
    Much much love! ����

  • Oh my gosh, I have not met or seen anyone on YouTube yet who has conceived a baby through donor egg. I’m currently 34 w 4 days pregnant with our first baby girl using donor egg and my husband.

    I cried watching your video because I can relate so much already with you. I know this baby girl is mine and even though she’s not biologically related to me, I grew her and gave her life. Thank you so much for sharing your story ��
    Congrats mama he’s beautiful❤️

  • Am 43 have pcod problems and my FSH HOMMONE IS VER HIGH 39 TRIED CLIMEN BUT NO FOLLICLES SEEN WHAT ADVICE CAN U GIVE THANK TRYING TO GET PREGNANT

  • I’m excited about my donor baby. It would be like birthing my own child because my donor is my child so my genes already running through her little veins. I’m excited to meet my mini me.

  • Smiled throughout the video. Take home for me ‘ I gave him life and he gave me life’ ��. You sound and look Soo happy and lighter ����.

  • unfortunatelly never your child… the woman is just surrogate mom for the children of her husband. If you love your husband and he deserves, and if you concern about saving your marriage can be an option. Carrying a baby in the womb makes you a surrogate. The IVF centers instead of pushing the donor eggs must put effort on making the eggs of the candiate usable…

  • Thank you for sharing this! I am still trying to decide whether to move forward with donor egg or embryo donation. I am REALLY anxious about what to share online (since I’ve vlogged our infertility journey too). You make me feel a little bet better about the process. Have people online been kind with your decision? Also, he is a beautiful little boy and you are positively glowing!

  • I’m so glad that baby Oryn has bought so much fulfillment in your life Amanda. I have followed you through your journey from the beginning and watching you get to this point brings me so much joy! I smiled through this entire video.:-)   This bundle of joy has put a smile on your face that I’ve NEVER seen before. He is your baby in every way! He’s absolutely adorable. It was God’s plan from the beginning. I’m so happy for you both. P.S. And I’m right behind you. #FromPOFToPreggers

  • It’s so nice to see you so happy and positive, Therapy is good. Its always good to have someone on the outside, as they can often see the big picture when we cant see past the end of our noses. Sending love to you both xx

  • I am rooting for you soooo hard. Kids do say silly, mean things to push you away. But you will know your child’s heart and know that they are hurting for a myriad of reasons, and kids emotions are SO big. When I watch those reuniting shows (long lost family addicted) those fully adopted people invariably don’t ‘blame’ any party and seek to protect their parents who raised them. There is so much love there. Oh I am so excited for your journey xxx

  • A very important video addressing feelings. Oryn has such inquisitive expressions. First child is a new epoch in your life…..before Oryn and after Oryn, and once bonded there are no regrets that would change how life went before leading to such a loved child, no regrets, which feels such a relief…..and new life ahead for all 3 of you.