If a couple cannot be helped through procedures such as in Vitro Fertilization , they may want to consider using donor eggs. Donor eggs , it allows an subfertile woman to get pregnant and give birth.
Who might be a candidate for donor eggs ?
- Premature ovarian failure, a condition in which the menopause has started much earlier than usual, typically before age 40
- Diminished ovarian reserve, meaning that the eggs that you have fwe eggs left ; this can often be caused by age, as we know the fertility plunges after 40;
- Genetically transmitted diseases that could be passed on to your child ;
- A previous history of failure with IVF, especially when your doctor thinks that the quality of your eggs may be the cause;
The use of donor eggs is becoming more common, especially among women over 40. In 2010, about 11% of all assisted reproduction techniques used donor eggs. And the technique enjoys the highest success rate of all fertility procedures.