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  • Oocyte (egg) donation program

    Oocyte (egg) donation program within the framework of the modern reproductive medicine enables the couples, in which a woman can’t produce enough eggs or her eggs are of poor quality, to become parents. If medical examinations indicate that the couple can’t conceive a child naturally because of the reasons related to the ovarian function, the professionals of PARENS clinic will help to solve this problem.

    It is recommended to apply this treatment program in the following cases:

    • Absence or lack of eggs caused by the natural decline in reproductive function;
    • Resistant ovary syndrome (failure in obtaining oocytes after the stimulation with hormonal medicines);
    • Premature ovarian failure;
    • Absence of ovaries (congenital or acquired);
    • Radiation and chemotherapy;
    • Chromosomal or genetic abnormalities;
    • After a number of failed IVF with woman’s own eggs.

    Oocyte (egg) donation program within the framework of the modern reproductive medicine enables the couples, in which a woman can’t produce enough eggs or her eggs are of poor quality, to become parents. If medical examinations indicate that the couple can’t conceive a child naturally because of the reasons related to the ovarian function, the professionals of PARENS clinic will help to solve this problem.

    Stages of oocyte donation are as follows:

    • Selection of oocyte donor is anonymous and is performed after interviewing, taking into consideration the preferences of the patients.
    • Synchronization of donor and patient’s cycles.
    • IVF program which consists of the following stages:
    • Donor’s ovarian stimulation;
    • Recipient’s endometrium is prepared for transfer of embryos;
    • Egg collection for an egg donor;
    • Donor egg is fertilized by the sperm of the male partner (or sperm donor);
    • One or several embryos are transferred to the patient’s uterine cavity and other embryos are vitrified after the embryo culture.

    The candidates for egg donation should meet the following requirements:

    • They have to be under 30 years old;
    • No genetic abnormalities;
    • No bad habits;
    • The candidate has to have at least one healthy child of her own.

    Prior to the donation program, a woman, willing to become a donor, undergoes a medical and genetic examination to avoid passing genetic diseases to a baby.

    Important details

    For most of the patients, ovarian stimulation and retrieval of oocytes are performed without any problems or complications. However, a small number of women present different adverse reactions associated with the admission of hormonal injections. It is possible to minimize all the risks by following all doctor’s recommendations. Short-term anesthesia is administered to the patient intravenously (moderate sedation to avoid discomfort and pain during the procedure. After the procedure, the donor rests for a few hours under the doctor’s supervision and may leave the clinic in a few hours. In a primary consultation, a woman can obtain all the information about possible risks and get the answers to all questions necessary to make the final decision.

    Donors should undergo compulsory medical examination:

    • Gynecological consultation;
    • GP consultation;
    • Pelvic examination;
    • Pelvic ultrasound;
    • Blood type and Rh factor;
    • Blood test for syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B and C;
    • Complete blood count and biochemical blood test;
    • Blood coagulation test;
    • Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH), Prolactin (PRL), Follicle-stimulating hormone(FSH), Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Progesterone (P), Estradiol (E2);
    • Thyroid Stimulating hormone;
    • General urine test;
    • Cytological test;
    • Vaginal swab;
    • Karyotype test;
    • Cystic fibrosis;
    • Test for TORCH-infections (Ig G and Ig M).

    In most of the cases, it is possible to achieve the desired pregnancy, carry and give birth to a child by using donor eggs in IVF program.


    If you are interested in this option, contact professionals in PARENS Centre and schedule an individual consultation.

    Oksana Kolodiazhna
    coordinator