Thursday, 7 November 2013

Some Facts about the Ovum Donation in ivf and Surrogacy at kiran infertility centre

Why egg donors or oocyte donors?

Egg donors are an essential part of Assisted Reproduction as about 30% of women suffer from infertility because of decreased or absent ovarian reserve.
Some women may have a specific genetic condition such as cystic fibrosis or fragile x syndrome because of which they cannot have their genetically related babies.

Where do we get egg donors from?

Majority of the egg donors at Kiran Infertility Centre are through word of mouth and from information over the internet

Do you provide egg donors or do I have contact a third party egg donation agency?

KIC has a strong database of more than 300 Indian, Caucasian, Thai and African American egg donors. KIC does not work with third party agencies.

Is egg donation affordable? What are the costs involved if need an egg donor?

Yes, egg donation is affordable but fees for egg donors vary based on their education and other qualities.

Do you have Caucasian egg donors?

Yes, we have more than 100 caucasian egg donors in our database.

Do you have Indian egg donors?

Yes, we have more than 100 indian egg donors in our database.

Do you have African egg donors?

Yes, we have African as well as African American egg donors as well.

Do you have Asian egg donors or Oriental egg donors or Thai egg donors?


How do I go about IVF with egg donation?

Usually, if the female undergoing this kind of a treatment undergoes what is known as a Down regulated cycle.this is to match the patient’s cycle with the Donor cycle.

How do I go about Surrogacy with egg donation?

The process is similar to the IVF process with egg donation. The only difference is that the embryo is transferred into a surrogate mother instead.

What is the medical process involved in egg donation?

Controlled Ovarian Hyper-Stimulation (COH) to cause super-ovulation. For more information write to one of our Doctors at

What tests are done on egg donors?

The tests include:
Fertility testing by hormonal assays and ultrasound
  • STD testing
  • Routine and advanced pathology
  • Genetic and chromosomal testing
  • Psychological screening and testing

What are the success rates with egg donation?

Success rates vary from cycle to cycle based on the number and quality of embryos transferred, cumulative(5 cycles) pregnancy rates in IVF are 83% and surrogacy 94%

How can I be an egg donor?

You have to send in your profile and you may write to us at

How much do I get paid to be an egg donor?

The fees offered is confidential and may vary depending on your profile. You can write to us at

Sources of Oocyte donation

  • Volunteers
  • Relatives
  • Professional Donors
  • Egg Sharing (Patients Needing IVF/ICSI who cannot afford entire ART Cycle)

Donor Selection

  • Age less than 30 years
  • No Genetics / Infectious history
  • Counseling and informed consent

Preparation OF Endometrium in THE Recipient

  • Estradiol Vale rate 6mg / day
  • Micronized Progesterone 600mg/day

Day 14 serum beta hCG

Ist Trimester Support

  • 6-8mg of Estradiol Vale rate orally per day - 10-12 wks
  • 600 mg Micronized Progesterone - 14-16 wks
  • Folic Acid 5mg / day

II nd Trimester monitoring

  • Weight & BP Recording
  • USG Monthly
  • Hemoglobin, RBS, CUE
  • Iron and Calcium Supplementation

III rd Trimester monitoring

  • Doppler at 28 wks
  • NST after 30 - 32 wks /OPTIONAL
  • BPP Monthly
  • Prophylactic Dexamethasone IM weekly