As part of the EDNA project, we interviewed women who’d donated their eggs in the UK, and in collaboration with our project partner, the SEED Trust, we have created some resources for egg donors, or those considering donating, on the basis of what they told us. Our findings highlighted the need for up to date, … Continue reading Films about egg donation: new infographic
Nicky Hudson July 2020 The first birth from a donated egg was reported in Australia in 1984, and with it, significant changes to the possibilities for infertility treatment. Egg donation was first developed so that women experiencing infertility or premature menopause could experience gestational motherhood (Lutjen et al. 1984). The process typically involved one woman … Continue reading The changing practice of egg donation in the UK
Very little is known about why donors choose known egg donation and what their experience is like, and there’s little information aimed at donors. That’s why we’re looking for women who have donated eggs to people they know to complete an online survey about their experience. Your response will be used to develop materials intended … Continue reading Research about known donation – can you help?
by Dr Christina Weis Barcelona, September 2017 A nurse in a Spanish fertility clinics suggests to a young female Russian tourist who inquires about donating her eggs to pay for her father’s medical bills to come back right away the following day to leave blood samples for the genetic testing, and if all was clear, … Continue reading Re-imagining cross-border egg provision after Covid-19