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Controversies about college girls selling their eggs for infertility treatments?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Not selling
Women can donate eggs but don't sell them. In the usa (not in canada, parts of europe) egg donors are often compensated for their time, discomfort, travel, taking shots etc.
But we aren't paying them for their eggs, any more than a kidney should be sold. Compensation may help with college costs, won't pay their way. No money involved for known donors. All are giving a gift: a chance to be a parent.

In brief: Not selling
Women can donate eggs but don't sell them. In the usa (not in canada, parts of europe) egg donors are often compensated for their time, discomfort, travel, taking shots etc.
But we aren't paying them for their eggs, any more than a kidney should be sold. Compensation may help with college costs, won't pay their way. No money involved for known donors. All are giving a gift: a chance to be a parent.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Dr. Steven Lindheim
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: There are many
While it is a wonderful gift and in the usa one can get paid, there are a number of issues to consider 1.
The medical and surgical risks 2. Comfort level with injectable medications 3. Emotional issues and releasing all rights to one's eggs, recognizing that many times eggs can go to non-traditinal family units including single men, workmen, same sex couples, advanced reproductive age.

In brief: There are many
While it is a wonderful gift and in the usa one can get paid, there are a number of issues to consider 1.
The medical and surgical risks 2. Comfort level with injectable medications 3. Emotional issues and releasing all rights to one's eggs, recognizing that many times eggs can go to non-traditinal family units including single men, workmen, same sex couples, advanced reproductive age.
Dr. Steven Lindheim
Dr. Steven Lindheim
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