Thinking of using an egg donor

I'm 43 years old and having had 4 miscarriages I've now been told my best chance of having a baby is from a egg donor but not sure how to go about it and who to speak to?

Our Expert's Answer

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Although miscarriage in older women is often due to embryo quality, recurrent miscarriage should be investigated.  Your GP should be able to do this for you.  If the investigations do not show any cause of the miscarriage then using donor eggs would be advisable.