A first-time donor compensation usually starts at $6,500 and after that it can go up to $10,000 for a very experienced and proven donor.
The Egg Donation procedure usually takes up to 2 -3 months.
The selection process varies. It can be immediate to several months to years. It just depends on what type of donor the Intended Parent(s) are looking for at a particular time.
No, it will not affect your chances of having children in the future.
Yes, you can still donate even if your tubes are tied. It does not affect your ovaries from releasing eggs.
Your health is utmost important to us and Family Formers will never do or risk anything that would jeopardize it.
You will be on low dosage birth control pills prior to the stimulation phase. Once stimulation phase starts, then you will be on gonal-f or follitism injections depending on your assigned protocol.
Yes, they are safe to use for short periods of time.
Yes, you can still donate if you are on Birth Control. However, keep in mind, high dosage birth control pills and amount of time taken may affect your AMH level. In order to participate in our Egg Donor Program, your AMH level must be >3ng/ml.
You will be under general anesthesia to avoid discomfort during the egg retrieval procedure. The IVF specialist will use an ultrasound machine for guidance and will insert a needle through the back of the vaginal wall to retrieve the eggs. This procedure will take about 20-30 minutes. Recovery time varies from person to person but generally the experience of mild discomfort similar to menstrual cramps for a few days is normal.