Did You Know?
Most UK egg donors are aged between 31 and 35.
Egg donors often say that donating their eggs is one of the best things they have done.
Egg donors are often curious about the outcome of their donation and what the donor conceived child may be like but accept they may never know.
Egg donors often want to donate more than once.
Egg donors have often experienced infertility issues close to them.
Egg donors often overcome their own fear of needles to donate.
The first child born following egg donation was reported in Australia 1983.
Unlike sperm, eggs are currently only donated ‘fresh and on demand’ in the UK.
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.
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