Egg donation

How long do you need to be a non smoker to take part in the egg sharing scheme?

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 5 years, 7 months ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

You need to stop smoking for at least 3 months. Please be aware that e-cigarettes are not an alternative as you will still test positive for nicotine.