How are donors matched with recipients?
Once donors have undergone all of their screening tests, they are ready to be matched with a recipient. A donor profile is compiled from the donor information.
This profile includes information regarding:
As soon as a donor finishes her screening, the profile is sent to the first couple on the waiting list. The recipient couple is asked to review the profile and decide if they are interested in that particular donor. If they are not, the donor is offered to the next recipient on the list. Once a donor and recipient are matched, their menstrual cycles are synchronized. The donor undergoes ovarian stimulation, while the recipient undergoes uterine preparation.
How are egg donors screened?
Potential donors undergo the following tests:
What is the screening process for a donor egg recipient?
You must be under the age of 51 and in general good health to participate in the program. A physician will meet with you to obtain a medical and reproductive history and perform a physical exam.
Specific testing for the egg recipient will include:
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