I have 1 fresh cycle of IVF resulting in my son and 2 cycles with frozen embryos which both resulted in miscarriage. I am 34 and otherwise fit and healthy would I be accepted into your egg sharing programme?
Our Expert's Answer
This information was published 3 years, 4 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.
- Be aged 35 or under
- Be in a normal weight range – ie BMI of between 19-29
- Have an Anti-Mullerian Hormone result >16.00 pmol/l
- Have no personal or family history of inheritable disease
- Be willing to undergo screening tests for medical conditions – these are designed to identify any disorders which could be potentially harmful to both the recipient and any baby born from your egg
- Be a non-smoker
- Have no history of previous poor response to ovarian stimulation or more than two failed IVF attempts
- Know (or be able to find out) your medical history and that of your immediate family - children, siblings, parents and grandparents
- Agree to be registered with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority as a donor
- Be willing to be identified to any resulting children in the future
- Not put yourself at risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
- Not knowingly omit any relevant information which could affect the health of any children born as a result of your donation
If you can answer yes to all the above questions then you may be accepted as an egg sharer.