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  1. 07 Sep 2018

    Using Donor Eggs: A Day in the Life of Our Donation Team

    Posted: 07 September 2018
    Using Donor Eggs: A Day in the Life of Our Donation Team

    Because our Manchester Donors egg donor programme is one of the busiest and most successful in the UK, there’s a lot that goes on ‘behind the scenes’ to make sure you have seamless and stress-free donor eggs IVF treatment, from meeting potential egg donors to egg donor matching.

    Here’s what happens in a typical day for our Donation Team, to give you an insight into  their role and how egg donor treatment is co-ordinated:

    Meeting new egg donors and assessing applications

    Women apply online to be egg donors with us, with our Donation Team assessing all applications to see who’s suitable to progress. We personally contact every applicant; women who meet the initial criteria are invited to come in for an appointment to explore egg donation further.

    Co-ordinating the treatment process

    Having treatment with donor eggs is a complex process that involves careful synchronisation of your treatment cycle, or thawing of eggs at exactly the right time if you’re using frozen donor eggs. Our Donation Team arranges all the tests and consultations egg donors need, and all your treatment appointments, so everything happens when it should.

    Matching patients with egg donors

    Our Donation Team is best placed to match you with the most suitable egg donor, as they get to know you and all our egg donors personally. They can give you personal insight, as well as detailed donor profiles, for extra reassurance in your choice. We put a great deal of focus into egg donor matching and are always adding new egg donors into our database.

    Successful treatment

    Because our Donation Team builds up such a close relationship with our patients and our donors, they’re always receiving calls from happy parents to let us know of a new baby arrival, or from egg donors who want to know if their eggs were used successfully. There’s no greater reward for our team, or for our donors, than to know someone’s had a baby as a result of everyone’s efforts.

    Interested in treatment with donor eggs?

    Have treatment with fresh or frozen UK donor eggs now at Manchester Fertility, we don’t have a waiting list. Talk to our Donation Team to get started on 0161 300 2734 or self-refer online.

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    About the Author - Samantha Slack

    Samantha Slack, Donor Programme Team Leader

    Donor Programme Team Leader

    Samantha Slack heads up our dedicated donation team, which manages all the processes for our donors and for our patients who use donated eggs or sperm. Her considerable organisational skills from a background in team management enable her to effectively plan and streamline your treatment so that yo...

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