Options for Canadians Seeking an Egg Donor
Anonymous donors: There are donors in Canada who donate their eggs anonymously and their identity is not revealed but the intended parents are provided with information about the egg donors including; age, ethnicity, medical history, family history, childhood or recent photographs, education, etc. Egg donors, will have to go through a rigorous screening process before they are allowed to donate that includes genetic screening, psychological screening, blood tests and a fertility evaluation.
Altruistic Egg Donors in Canada: Generally couples seek for the known Egg donors either through family or friends, who are willing to offer their eggs as an altruistic donation (i.e.: the egg donor does not receive payment).
To get the desired results, it is important to for the recipient to to choose the best and the suitable profile of the egg donor, which is one of the tedious task. Therefore, we make it easier for you by the following process.
1. Have completed a history and medical exam and testing to satisfaction with our team of specialists of Egg donation.
2. Candidate should be having regular menstrual cycle.
3. Age limit: An Egg Donor must be aged between 18 years to 35 years.
4. Affected with no Sexually transmitted disease ever before.
5. No family hereditary disease in past, so that the resultant child will not be having any health issues in future.
6. Egg Donor Consent: There have to be a written consent of the embryo donor to be documented for the use of donated embryos in the treatment.
How egg donors benefited ?
Being an egg donor is the ultimate feeling towards the human kindness. You feel pride when you see that you have actually lighted up somebody’s life, that feeling is absolutely incomparable. Then, another benefit is that you get to know more about your health and all the positive signs increase your confidence level immensely, you yourself start feeling nice for yourself. Finally, in appreciation of you and your priceless gift of donation of embryo,loads of blessings and a financial compensation will too make your efforts worth it.
Legal law for egg donation in Canada:
However, it is illegal in Canada to purchase ova from the donor or the person acting on the behalf of the Donor. In order to navigate the ‘Assisted Human Reproductive Act’ effectively and safely, it is important to work with a Surrogacy lawyer whenever engaging in egg donation, regardless of donating anonymously. Then there is a compulsory agreement between the embryo donor and the intended parents.
Expectations from an Egg Donor.
There are few expectations which need to be fulfilled by both the parties. In case of the donor, she should be mature, dependable, can keep appointments and is expected to not demonstrate negative psychological issues from her participation. She is expected not to have a history of infertility and she will not create any objection or any problem at the time of retrieval or ovarian stimulation.
However, the intended couple has to follow the proper guidelines after completion of the overall testing of preIVF workup requirements and make sure those are current.