Egg donation (also referred to as ovum donation) may be recommended where there is a concern with providing your own egg, such as with diminished ovarian reserve due to age, peri-menopause or premature ovarian insufficiency, or with risk of a genetically transmitted disorder. Egg donation is also a solution for male-only family groups, including single men.
The ReproMed Fertility team is recognized for its expertise in facilitating available paths for egg donation.
Fresh egg donation is the process where the egg donor undergoes the egg retrieval procedure here at the clinic and all retrieved eggs are then donated to the intended parent. These eggs can be fertilized with patient, partner, or donor sperm to create embryos.
There are two types of fresh egg donation, with a Designated egg donor or with an Anonymous egg donor through an egg donor agency:
Where you’ve identified a wonderful individual who wishes to support you as an egg donor, the ReproMed Fertility team will support you – the intended parent(s) – and the donor through a Health Canada regulated process that ensures everyone’s safety and supports successful outcomes.
Our support to you includes:
An egg donor agency helps you find a suitable anonymous egg donor with the intention to complete a fresh egg donation.
With this process, the ReproMed Fertility team’s support for you includes:
You may choose to work with an egg bank as this path tends to shorten the length of time to receive the eggs – when you select the donor their eggs have already been retrieved and frozen.
With frozen egg donation through an egg bank, the ReproMed Fertility team’s support for you includes: