An inspiring frozen egg donation story

This is an inspiring story about a successful pregnancy in a 48 year old created by frozen eggs obtained at Donor Egg Bank USA and fertilized and transferred at RPMG:

I wanted to reach out to other women who have made this decision, wherever you are in the journey. Please be encouraged by our story: We tried for over three …

Is Egg or Embryo Donation the Right Choice for You?

Egg and embryo donation can provide new hope for many women in the United States, who are unable to conceive using their own eggs.  Approximately 6.7 million women in the United States struggle with infertility.  Many of these women have spent thousands of dollars on fertility treatment, but have unfortunately been unsuccessful in conceiving.  Using eggs from another woman or …

How much is a donor egg worth?

It may end up being decided by the courts.

In an article in the Wall Street Journal the question is at the heart of a federal lawsuit brought by two women who provided eggs to couples struggling with infertility. The women claim the price guidelines adopted by fertility clinics nationwide have artificially suppressed the amount they can get for their …

Donor Egg Bank USA achieves milestone of 500 embryo transfers

Reflecting the growing trend of donor egg as a fertility treatment option, Donor Egg Bank USA announces the company milestone of more than 500 embryo transfers completed.

Donor Egg Bank USA, a leading frozen donor egg bank, provides frozen donor eggs to infertility patients who are unable to conceive a child using their own eggs. After a donor egg is …

Egg donation cycles increase, so do success rates

A substantial increase in the number of donor egg cycles in the United States from 2000 to 2010 was accompanied by an increase in good perinatal outcomes, reported investigators at the conjoint meeting of the International Federation of Fertility Societies and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

A review of data from 93% of all fertility centers in the United …

Egg donation on the increase

According to an article in USA Today, more U.S. women are attempting to have children using eggs donated by other women and taking home healthy babies as a result.

Fertility clinics reported 18,306 procedures using fresh or frozen donated eggs in 2010, up from 10,801 in 2000, according to the study published online by the Journal of the American …

Egg freezing does not increase chance of chromosome abnormalities

A reassuring study in the October 2010 issue of Fertility & Sterility demonstrates that blastocysts created from previously vitrified eggs are not at risk for an increased risk of abnormal chromosome configuration (aneuploidy) and have equivalent reproductive potential to those created from fresh eggs.

To assess the risk they froze half of the eggs by vitrification and compared the results …

Eggs made in the laboratory…in mice

An article in the October 5, 2012 Wall Street Journal reports that Japanese scientists have made mouse eggs capable of being fertilized.

The experiment completes a long-sought quest in reproductive biology: to make sperm and eggs in a lab dish. A year ago, the same core group of scientists at Kyoto University created healthy mouse sperm in the lab.