Egg Donation is a
Gift of Life
There are many ways one can show generosity to others. Some are filled with the joy of the thought of helping others start a family. Today, thanks to medical advancements, egg donation can be one of the most beautiful gifts a woman can give to another woman.
Who needs my help?
Thousands of women are unable to conceive naturally, and for them using donor eggs to get pregnant is the only solution. There are many reasons for such conditions; however, these are the most common ones:
- Some women might experience premature menopause before age 40, often leading to infertility.
- For cancer patients, treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, or radiotherapy, often damage their eggs and ovaries – as a result, there are no eggs produced.
- Some women are fertile and able to produce eggs but suffer from or carry serious genetic diseases. Using donated eggs avoids passing the condition onto a child.
Will I be able to get pregnant after becoming a donor?
Women are born with millions of eggs, which is far beyond what they will need in one lifetime. Some women happen to have a lower number of eggs, so we run a fertility check called Anti Mullerian Hormone test (AMH), to make sure that you are in a position to become a donor. If your fertility is low, you would not be considered to proceed with egg donation. However, you will still be partly compensated for the loss of income and your time.
What is included in the egg donation program?
- A feeling of giving the gift of parenthood that would not be possible without people like you.
- Through the donation process, you receive a generous compensation package. Once you apply to become an egg donor, our coordinator will call you to inform you about the exact amount.
- Free health evaluation worth over €1000 to understand your health better.
Is it safe?
The process is completely safe, and has no effect on your fertility in the future. We monitor you closely throughout the entire process to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Since the medication is only taken for a few days, there is no disruption to your menstrual cycle after the egg collection.
Is the process anonymous?
The process in Cyprus is fully anonymous by law; therefore your identity is always kept secret. At the same time, the donor is never given the identifying information of the recipients.
How to become an egg donor
Complete a short online form
Complete a short donor application online so we can see if you are eligible to proceed further. Once completed, expect a phone call within 48h from our donor coordinator Victoria Sasheva.
Receive a phone call within 48h
Receive a phone call from our donor coordinator Victoria Sasheva who is going to walk you through the entire program and answer any questions you may have (compensation-related, appointments needed etc.).
Visit the nearest lab for a blood check-up
You will then visit one of our doctors near the area where you live for a small examination and bloodwork to check if you are a good candidate for egg donation.
Prepare for egg donation
If all the tests look good, the doctor will give you instructions to prepare your ovaries for donation. Your treatment will mainly include birth control and a very small and painless injection done once a day for 9-10 days. These injections are very similar to the insulin injections that diabetics take every day. We will guide you throughout the entire process, so you have nothing to worry about.
As you get closer to the donation date, you will visit the doctor for a final check-up to make sure that everything is going well and you are ready for the donation.
Once you are ready for donation, you will come to the clinic one last time for the egg donation. After the egg collection, you should rest for 2-3 hours and then you can go back to your regular schedule.