Frequently Asked Question
How long is the donation process?
Depending on availability & the scheduling of appointments, the egg donation process can take in total anywhere from 2-3 months.
Will donating affect my ability to have my own children?
No, the donation process, along with the medications, will not affect your future fertility. There is no research supporting any adverse effects on your current or future fertility.
Is donating painful?
There are some discomforts during the stimulation process due to blood tests, ultrasound, & injections. The egg retrieval process is performed under IV sedation & minimally invasive, with no incisions, stitches, or risk for scars.
Does the medication cause side effects?
Most donors respond to the medications very well with little to no side effects. Some of the more common side effects include period like symptoms.
When will I receive my compensation?
You will receive compensation for your time within 15 business days after your retrieval.
How many times can I donate?
Donors are able to donate six times within their lifetime. With their fourth donation cycle, donors may qualify for a complimentary egg preservation.
Can I be on birth control?
Yes, most forms of birth control are acceptable. However, any long term birth control methods such as Depo-Provera or Implanon, would need to be discontinued for you to be considered for the program.
Who am I donating to?
CRM partners with My Egg Bank, the #1 frozen egg bank in North America.