Frozen donor egg treatment

Why do you need to have so much drug prep for frozen donor egg? Can't the egg be implanted in timing with your own natural cycle, if you are ovulating normally, through use of scans and LH surge?

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 7 years 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.

Drug prep for frozen donor eggs is generally required for patients who require additional hormonal support, usually for older ladies undergoing treatment with frozen donor eggs.