Eggcellent reasons to donate your eggs

egg-donation-621x351If you’re considering becoming an egg donor then you’ll already have your own personal thoughts about why you might like to donate your eggs. Women choose to become egg donors for many reasons and here are just a few. Whatever your reason it takes a very special person to give the most generous gift – the gift of life.

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Know the facts about age and infertility

In women

Fertility CheckAge is the number one factor that affects female fertility. The biological clock varies from one woman to another but her fertility will progressively decline. A woman is generally most fertile during the second half of her 20’s and this then drops off substantially at around the age of 32. Fertility can decline sharply for the over 35’s.

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Forewarned is forearmed

Fertility Check Many women these days are delaying starting a family for a multitude of reasons that are specific to their circumstances and personal life choices. Women may aspire to further their career first before trying for a baby, they may not be in a relationship with a partner who they wish to have children with or they may not feel financially stable to provide for a future family.

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More single women are having a baby on their own than ever before

baby1Latest figures from the HFEA show that the numbers of women undergoing fertility treatment using donor sperm have risen consistently over recent years. In 2013, 1645 cycles of fresh IVF or donor insemination treatment were carried out for female patients registered without a partner.

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