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Doctor insights on: Reasons Donor Egg Ivf Is Not Successful

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Dr. James Krick
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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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How does IVF "egg donor" process work?

How does IVF "egg donor" process work?

Overview here ...: First you choose either an anonymous egg donor (usually under 30) or a known donor. The donor is tested for egg supply, infections, genetic or psychological issues. When you are ready, the donor receives shots to make multiple eggs then has eggs removed. The eggs are fertilized in the lab with your partner's sperm, grow into embryos, and the best 1-2 embryos are replaced. Any extras can be frozen. ...Read more

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I am 46 and going through IVF one failed using egg donor what are my chances it will work?

I am 46 and going through IVF one failed using egg donor what are my chances it will work?

60-70%: If you transfer two embryos in day 5 you have a 60-70% chance of pregnancy. A lot depends on the quality of the lab . . As well as the requirements of your program. ...Read more

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What are the potential health risks of repeat IVF cycles? I'm an alturistic egg donor and would like to keep donating but not at my expense

What are the potential health risks of repeat IVF cycles? I'm an alturistic  egg donor and would like to keep donating but not at my expense

ASRM: Guidlines state no more then 6 donations. We don't know long term outcomes. Although currently there is no obvious health risk besides the procedure itself. Women that donate should go through menopause normally, should be able to have children with any problems. It's a recommendation because we don't know enough. ...Read more

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If using an egg donor, can I use my first cousin's sperm for ivf?

If using an egg donor, can I use my first cousin's sperm for ivf?

Yes: Because they are unrelated. Using a cousin's sperm will insure that your baby will inherit some family genes. ...Read more

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My partner and i are going through IVF with an egg donor he has a low sperm count is there anything he can take to boost his sperm count?

My partner and i are going through IVF with an egg donor he has a low sperm count is there anything he can take to boost his sperm count?

Depends: Treatment to improve sperm numbers depend on the underlying cause. Some causes are treatable while others are not. A hormonal evaluation should be done first and specific treatment can then be recommended. Keep in mind that most treatment may take 3-6 months to show an effect. If you are going through donor egg treatment, and there is low but adequate numbers of sperm then icsi is an option. ...Read more

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How many days/weeks before donor egg IVF should I start down-regulation? I.E. Is long (7 weeks before the egg transfer) harmful, what is the optimal?

Not harmful: I don't know your full history, but in preparation for donor egg ivf, prolonged Lupron (leuprolide) down regulation is not believed to be harmful in any way for your success. This is in contrast to prolonged Lupron (leuprolide) when using your own eggs which can have both advantages and disadvantages. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Donor Egg (Definition)

Donor egg in vitro fertilization is when the test tube baby procedure is performed on a couple and the husbands sperm is used but the egg that is used is from a directed or an anonymous donor and the embryo is ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ivf Pregnancy (Definition)

In-vitro fertilization is a process where the egg and sperm are united outside of the woman's body, in a laboratory setting. Some of the resulting embryos are then implanted ...Read more