Egg sharing criteria

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.

To be accepted onto our eg ahring programme you need to meet the following criteria:-
  • 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.