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Am I too old to donate eggs to my sister? (0 answers)
My sister and her husband tried intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and it did not work. But the possibility of a donor may be there. I'm about to turn 35 on June 4th, would I have a problem donating my eggs so that she can use them?
Can I donate my eggs at age 37? (0 answers)
I am 37 years old, no longer a smoker and I walk 5 miles a day. I have had all the children I plan on having, can I donate my eggs?
Why can't I donate eggs at 18? (0 answers)
I'm a perfectly healthy 18 year old who is 5'3", 135 lbs brown hair and brown eyes. I don't see why I have to wait 3 years.
Why can't I qualify as an egg donor? (0 answers)
I am 18yrs old, blonde hair, blue eye, 5'3, and 118 - 120lbs. A lot of places want 21-30yr/o people with brown hair and brown eyes, and I therefore don't qualify. I really need money for school, and I need to make payments on a car. Why do my features disqualify me as a candidate?
I am a healthy 34 yr old, can I donate my eggs? (0 answers)
I am a 34-year-old who leads a healthy lifestyle. Though I have 3 beautiful children of my own, I would love to have the opportunity to help a couple who deserves a family. Will my being 34 years old prevent me from being an egg donor?
I'm 36 years old, can I donate my eggs? (1 answer)
I'm 36 years old, and will be 37 in a couple of months. I have never had children, but would love to help someone else have them. Can I donate eggs at my age?
If my mother has stage 4 cancer, will that prevent me from being an egg donor? (1 answer)
I'm a 22-year-old college grad who is healthy and in good physical condition, but my mother is very ill with stage 4 lung, brain and bone cancer. She also has diabetes, which was caused by meds. The disease was brought on by her work environment, smoking, and genes. Will her medical history prevent me from being an egg donor?
Can I donate my eggs if I have a mental illness? (0 answers)
I have been diagnosed with anorexia, bipolar II and generalized anxiety disorder. I am currently medically and psychologically stable with the aid of medication. My medical competency has never been an issue. Am I still able to donate my eggs?
Can I donate my eggs if I am on anxiety medicine and take adderall? (1 answer)
Since my divorce, I have been been taking anxiety medication only as needed. Also, in the last couple months I started taking adderall. I was never diagnosed with ADD as a child or anything, but after talking to my doctor he noticed a few symptoms and gave it to me to try. Will taking these meds keep me from donating my eggs?
I have weak kidney filtration, can I still donate my eggs? (1 answer)
My brother and I both received a condition from our father that presents as weak kidney filtration. It's not severe at all. In fact, it's very mild and pretty much the only side effects are that sometimes trace amounts of blood show up in urine tests. It's also not recommended that I take insulin. Despite my condition, can I still donate my eggs?
I had a liver disorder, can I still donate my eggs? (0 answers)
When I was pregnant, I had a liver disorder called HELLP syndrome. I was told then that it was rare and very unlikely to happen again. Though it had nothing to do with the eggs, can I still donate?
Will donating eggs affect my ability to get pregnant in the future? (2 answers)
I am a young female at a point in life where I'm not looking to have children of my own. I want to donate my eggs, but am wondering if doing so will make it harder for me to have children of my own in the future. Will donating eggs affect my ability to have my own kids?
How often can you donate eggs? (0 answers)
I am with two donor companies. Last week one of the donor companies retrieved some of my eggs, making it my 1st donor cycle. Now, out of the blue, I am chosen to be a donor for the other donor company. Should I wait more than one to two months to donate again?
Can I donate my eggs if I have MS? (1 answer)
I am 30 years old and have two children. I also have multiple sclerosis. Would I be able to donate my eggs given my condition and background?
How many times can you donate eggs? (2 answers)
I am considering egg donation, but would like more information. How many times can you donate your eggs? Can you donate at more than one place?
I have HPV, can I donate my eggs? (2 answers)
I have had abnormal Paps since 2006. It was normal in 2010, but was abnormal again in 2012. The doctors have told me that I have a strain of human papillomavirus (HPV). Can I still donate my eggs?
Can I donate eggs if I am taking bromocriptine? (1 answer)
I am 24 years old and I am interested in becoming an egg donor. I am currently taking bromocriptine to treat a pituitary adenoma. My prolactin levels are normal. Am I still a candidate for egg donation?
Can I donate eggs if I've had a tubal ligation? (0 answers)
I am 29 years old, I have gastroparesis and fibromyalgia. I am not on any medications. I have one son. Due to my gastroparesis, I have had my tubes tied, and have chosen not to have anymore children. Can I donate my eggs?
I am interested in donating my eggs and wondering how to get started? (1 answer)
I have heard of people donating eggs and am very interested. I am 26, a nonsmoker, healthy, have had a child previously, now on birth control pills and have no known family genetic problems or health issues. I'm not sure where or how to begin the egg donation process. Can you outline it for me?
Can I have a safe pregnancy right after egg donation? (0 answers)
I donated eggs last month. The cycle is complete and I recently had my first period post cycle. My husband and I now want to try to get pregnant as soon as possible, but do I need to wait longer? Do I still have increased risk for multiples or other risks?
I have Ovarian Cysts, can I still donate eggs? (0 answers)
When I was 16 I went through the pain of finding out that I have ovarian cysts. I'm 18 now and I want to donate some of my eggs for personal reasons, but I don't even know if I can. Is it possible in my situation?
Can I donate eggs to my daughter? (0 answers)
I am 43-years-old. I have been sterilized and had a subtotal hysterectomy, but I still have my ovaries. My daughter has asked if I could donate her my eggs if she needs them. She is miscarrying every time she gets pregnant, and I would like to do this for her. What are the possibilities?
How to become an egg donor? (0 answers)
I was interested in becoming an egg donor. I have had many friends who have had complications in having a family. I've been lucky and have been blessed with a healthy 11 year old . I would love to bless another family with same joy I've experienced by becoming an egg donor. How do I do this?
Migraines? (0 answers)
If I have been diagnosed with migraines and take medication for them (when they occur), am I still eligible to donate eggs?
I am adopted, does this mean I can not be an egg donor? (1 answer)
I was adopted from India. I was reading into this procedure and this is really something I want to do. I fear however, that I will not be accepted because I am adopted and have no family history record. Will anyone consider me?
Can I donate my eggs even if my tubes are tied? (2 answers)
I got my tubes tied back in 2008. My partner and i want to have a baby but can't afford to reverse my tubes. Can I donate my eggs to a family member even if my tubes are tied?
Am I too old to donate eggs? (1 answer)
I'm 35 years old, physically fit, college graduate, and have an excellent health record.. but is it too late for me to donate eggs given that I'm 35 now?
What are the risks to the egg donor? (3 answers)
My healthy college age Patient is asking what are her health risks in the egg donation process. She is considering egg donation. Anne NP
Medication (0 answers)
I am a mother of 3 and a healthy 29 year old. I did however take some medication after pregnancy for post partum depression, which I am no longer on, is this a problem? Also what is the medication that is eventually given to the donor called?
What are reguirements to becoming an egg donor? (0 answers)
I'm a smoker working on quitting, used pot in the past but no longer do, and am an occasional drink for special occasions, will I be able to fill the requirements of becoming an egg donor in the future?
If I am taking anxiety medication can I still donate my eggs? (1 answer)
I am 27 years old and have four children ranging in ages 1 to 10. My husband and I are finished having children and I would love to help someone feel as much joy as I do with my children. If I am on anxiety medication am I still able to donate my eggs?
Can I still donate if my tubes are tied? (1 answer)
I got my tubes tied almost 8 yrs ago when I had my son. Can I still donate my eggs? Also, do I have any chance of getting pregant myself if I'm active? I got hurt 2 months ago and was on heavy medication. How long do I have to wait after took before I can register?
Can I become a donor during my trip to America, as a Swedish citizen? (1 answer)
Can I become a donor during my trip to America, as a Swedish citizen?
I have a dear friend who became a mother through donation, who inspired me to donate myself.
How long would my trip to America have to be?
Will my Swedish insurance cover it?
Can I do any of the tests back home, before I come over?
Is it possible to have multiple babies through egg donation? (1 answer)
My husband and I have been trying to conceive for 12 months now, and we have not been successful. I am turning 31 tomorrow and he is 45. Is there anyway we can go through egg donation in hopes of having 2 or more babies at once?
What risks are associated with egg donation? (1 answer)
I am interested in egg donation. However, I was just curious about some of the possible risks associated with it? Such as are there any risks for me not to be able to carry children in the future? Also, how many eggs do you take each time