Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1) Screening - egg donor undergoes general blood and urine tests, hormonal examinations, as well as tests on infections and various diseases. Ultrasound is performed.
2) Preparation - during the preparation process, medications (syringes) stimulate ovarian hormones, which last about 10-14 days.
3) Reproductologist removes the follicle from the ovary. The fluid in the follicles is aspirated through the needle and the eggs detach from the follicle wall and are sucked out of the ovary. The procedure is done under anesthesia and lasts for 10-15 minutes.
No, because the average woman is born with 2 million eggs. By puberty, that pool consists of about 400,000 follicles (eggs). From these, only 400 will reach maturity and be ovulated. This leaves approximately 399,600 unused. In a typical cycle, a woman typically produces 15-20 eggs. Usually, only one is released for ovulation and the body discards the rest.