Egg Donation and CORM's Egg Donor Program
Be a "Miracle Maker" by becoming an Egg Donor
Egg donation has been in practice in the U.S. since 1986. A "Miracle Maker" is an exceptionally caring person who donates her eggs anonymously to an infertile couple.
A woman who receives donor eggs may do so for the following reasons: previous chemotherapy, premature menopause, absent or declining ovarian function, transmission of genetic disease, or poor oocyte/embryo quality determined by past IVF cycles.
To begin the donor application process with the CORM egg donor program you must meet the following basic qualifications:
- Female age 18-32
- Healthy weight range
- Normal results from physical exam, ultrasound, and consultation at our office.
- Normal results of lab tests.
- Psychological consultation and personality testing of you with a psychologist.
If you are interested in becoming an egg donor, please complete the Donor Screening Form and fax to 281.557.5837 or email to email@example.com.
Once we have received and reviewed your Donor Screening information, you will be informed whether you have been denied or will proceed to the next step in becoming a donor.
If you are chosen to continue in the donor process, you will be asked to complete a more detailed Donor Application Form and provide 6 to 8 photos of yourself, including one (1) full-length photo.
After we have received and reviewed your records, we will schedule a consultation, possible physical exam and ultrasound. You may have a hormonal blood test done on your first, second, or third day of your menstrual period. You will complete the remaining requirements (lab tests and psychological evaluation) after a recipient couple has chosen you.
If you complete the qualifications, you will be notified and matched with the recipient to start the process. You will have a second consultation with Dr. Schnell or Dr. Sims to discuss consent forms.
Egg Donation Is the Gift Of Life
[Posted on March 22]
Egg Donation is a process where a healthy female that meets certain criteria donates an egg or eggs for the purpose of providing a reproductive solution for an individual or couple who, for medical reasons, cannot conceive on their own. Donations of this type have been in practice in the United States since 1986. An egg donor must meet certain conditions and undergo certain examinations including: age between 20 and 30, a non-smoker, have a healthy weight range, normal results from physical exam and ultrasound, normal results of lab tests, a psychological consultation, and personality testing by a psychologist. At the Center of Reproductive Medicine (CORM) we have a downloadable donor screening application on our web site.
Once we have received and reviewed your donor screening information, we inform you whether you will proceed to the next step in becoming a donor or if you have been denied for some reason. After you complete the qualifications, you will be notified and matched with the recipient. Once you are approved, our staff will schedule a consultation with one of our Fertility Doctors and testing will begin. The Center of Reproductive Medicine maintains the strictest confidentiality for both anonymous donor and the recipient couple.
A Donor Egg can make a true difference in someone’s life. It is a method of helping someone that you do not know achieve a dream. Egg donation is done for a variety of reasons. Whatever the reasons may be, ultimately the end result is one that is positive and has a profound life changing effect on the recipient and their family. It is beyond doubt a special gift and one that you should be proud of giving. It is quite simply the gift of life.
The Center of Reproductive Medicine is an excellent choice for help with the egg donation process. We have two convenient locations in Webster and Beaumont, Texas. Please call us today and our welcoming and knowledgeable staff will gladly answer all of your inquiries. We will be happy to schedule an appointment for a preliminary consultation. For additional information about the program, or any of our other services, please look through our web site.