A Few Facts About Egg Donation

A Few Facts About Egg Donation

Egg donation is a process used for reproduction or bio-medical research. For assisted reproduction egg donation is commonly used in IVF treatments, where the egg is fertilized in the laboratory. Because of the risk of multiple pregnancies received via IVF, the ASRM recommends that no more than 1 or 2 embryos to be given in a single cycle. Remaining embryos may be frozen or donated for future purposes.
The first child born from egg donation was reported in Australia in 1983. The procedure was different back then. The fertilized egg would be transferred from one woman to another just as it started to develop.
The legal status of egg donation varies by country. İt is totally illegal in Italy, Germany and Austria. While in France it is only legal if the donor is gratuitous and anonymous. İn Canada it is legal if the donor is non-anonymous and gratuitous. İt is legal and donors may be compensated in Spain, Czech Republic, South Africa and Greece. İn the UK, it is legal only for non-anonymous donors and may be compensated. İn the US it is legal for both anonymous and non-anonymous donors who may be compensated.
For a donor to be accepted by agencies, she must be marketable and appealing to the recipients. The most sought-after donors tend to be those who are;
*proven (have donated before and produced a pregnancy from it, proving that they’re fertile.
*conventionally attractive
*healthy, with good family health history
*smart and well educated

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