Egg Donation

Egg Donation. An egg from a fertile woman that is donated to an infertile woman to be used in an assisted reproductive technology procedure such as IVF. The woman receiving the egg will not be biologically related to the child but will be the birth mother on record. The process of fertilizing eggs from a donor and transferring the resulting embryos to the recipient’s uterus. The recipient will not be biologically related to the child, although she will be the birth mother on record.

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Interests, obligations, and rights of the donor in gamete donation

Financial compensation of oocyte donors

Disclosure of medical errors involving gametes and embryos

Using family members as gamete donors and surrogates

Informed consent and the use of gametes and embryos for research

Oocyte or embryo donation to women of advanced age

Posthumous collection and use of reproductive tissue

Infertility Counseling and Support: When and Where To Find It

Third Party Reproduction (booklet)

Age and Fertility (booklet)

Recommendations for gamete and embryo donation

Repetitive oocyte donation

Bibliography for Children and Parents of Third Party Reproduction

Impact Of Age On Female Fertility

Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)

Insuficiencia Ovárica Prematura (IOP) (Premature ovarian failure

Egg donation

Counseling Issues for Gay Men and Lesbians Seeking Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)

Envejecimiento reproductivo en las mujeres

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Testing and interpreting measures of ovarian reserve: a committee opinion

Best practices of ASRM and ESHRE (2012)

Portadora gestacional (sustituta)

Annotated Bibliography for Children and Parents of Assisted Reproduction(2)

MHPG Web Resources

Edad y Fertilidad (Age and Fertility)

Reproducción con Donante (Third-party Reproduction)

Embarazo y Nacimientos Múltiples: Mellizos, Trillizos, o Mayor Número de Bebés (Multiple pregnancy and birth)

Cross-border reproductive care

Consideration of the gestational carrier

Use of preimplantation genetic diagnosis for serious adult onset conditions

Misconduct in third-party assisted reproduction

Treatment of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL)

Gamete (Eggs And Sperm) And Embryo Donation

Reserva ovárica (predecir el potencial de fertilidad de una mujer)

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Does my age affect my fertility?

Third-party reproduction-Chinese

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Donación de gametos y óvulos: decidir si o no contar

¿Qué necesito saber sobre el síndrome de Turner y la maternidad?

Prevención de conflictos en la reproducción con donante

Coding Corner Questions


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