The decisions, first to work with an egg donor and then who your donor will be, are huge and can be emotionally fraught. It can help to have a complete overview of the process, from start to finish, including all the potential delays and obstacles.
We’ll discuss topics including:
- [3:32] The typical timeline for working with an egg donor, starting with selection of a donor all the way through retrieval.
- [9:05] An overview of every possible delay you might experience during a fresh egg donor cycle.
- [20:52] How will your donor be monitored during the medical phase, and what happens if something doesn’t go as expected?
- [28:36] The debate between frozen vs. fresh cycles.
- [30:08] What the live birth statistics tell us and why so many IPs still prefer fresh egg donor cycles despite it not being the fastest.
Links for more resources
- Learn more about our podcast: Fertility Cafe
- Learn more about our surrogacy and egg donation agency: Family Inceptions
- Learn more about independent surrogacy: Surrogacy Roadmap
On the blog: How Do I Find Specific Types of Egg Donors?
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