intended-parent-icon-purple Intended Parent | Embryo Donation

Did You Know?


The biggest challenge with using donated embryos is to agree on logistics as to which clinic is responsible for treatment.


Embryo donors also have to register with the Human Fertilisation  and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and complete goodwill messages.


No one knows for sure when the first embryo donation took place but the term was first used in the mid-1980s.


The first successful frozen embryo transfer resulted in twins in 1987.

In The Media

Over the last ten years there’s been an increase in egg and sperm donors coming forward in the UK. This didn’t happen by accident. Media coverage, in whatever way, shape or form, has an important role to play. The more media inches, the more awareness, the more donors come forward.

It is as simple as that.