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We have over 30 years of expertise in helping people build their families through egg donation. We’re the only dedicated egg bank in the UK, with a large database of frozen donated eggs, and the leading provider of IVF with donor eggs. 

Why Use Donor Eggs?

There are many reasons why you may be considering donor eggs as a way to build your family. Some common reasons are:

Age Related

You aren’t producing eggs of your own because of age-related infertility, premature menopause or ovarian failure

Problems with Your Eggs

You’ve been told that using your own eggs is unlikely to result in a successful pregnancy

Past Medical Treatment

You’ve had medical treatment in the past, such as chemotherapy, which has led to infertility

Genetic History

You have a high risk of passing on a genetic or hereditary condition

Same-Sex Couple

You are a same-sex couple looking to add to your family with the help of a surrogate

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Our Expertise

You’ll be in good hands and looked after by an expert team who is at the forefront of pioneering treatment.

30,000
Eggs frozen

2,000+
Cycles performed with donor eggs

74%
Cumulative pregnancy success rate

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Find Your Donor

We can help you find your perfect match from our large choice of UK-recruited egg donors. Our altruistic donors come from a diverse range of backgrounds.

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Success Rates

We manage the egg donation process from start to finish to ensure the highest quality of eggs. As a result of our consistent and reliable approach, many healthy babies have been born through frozen eggs. Our success rates show you our focused approach really works.

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Fertilisation rate

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Cumulative pregnancy rate from single cohort of donated eggs


WE'RE HERE FOR YOU

We want you to be happy and confident with your decision to use donor eggs, and our personalised approach ensures you'll be fully supported.


How does it work?

IVF With Donor Eggs Process

Our friendly team will help answer initial questions and book a consultation with one of our fertility consultants. We will review your medical history, along with any treatment or investigations you’ve already had elsewhere, and recommend the best course of treatment for you. You can expect to have a scan and some blood tests, and an analysis of a semen sample if a male partner is involved.

Our dedicated egg donation coordinator will meet with you to discuss the programme and any tests that you might need. Your coordinator will also introduce you to our online donor database and personalised matching service.

We ask all patients who are considering conceiving with donor eggs to see an independent counsellor, who will help them to understand the broader implications and make informed decisions.

Once a donor is chosen and agreed upon, you’ll see your doctor to discuss your personal treatment plan.

In a consultation with one of our nurses, you’ll complete your screening tests and consents so that you can start treatment.

Hormone tablets need to be taken for about 10 days before transfer to prepare your womb for embryo implantation. Our specialists will monitor you closely with ultrasound and blood tests.

Donor eggs are fertilised in the lab with sperm from your male partner or sperm donor. Fertilised eggs are usually cultured as embryos for five to six days until they reach the blastocyst stage.

Fertilised eggs are assessed for suitability and timing of embryo transfer, and some embryos may be frozen for transfer in a later cycle.

You’ll be updated by our senior embryologist on the progress of your embryos and when embryo transfer will take place. The best embryo will be transferred under ultrasound guidance into your uterus by our fertility consultants using a catheter, a simple and painless process without the need for anaesthetic. You can carry on with your normal life after a few minutes’ rest.

Most women only have one embryo transferred to avoid the risks of multiple pregnancies. Remaining embryos can be frozen and stored for future use if another cycle is needed or for sibling pregnancy.

Our Donor Selection

Our donors are young altruistic women who live in the UK. They undergo a rigorous screening process to ensure they meet the HFEA standards and are committed to our programme.

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Find your donor

Our extensive online database includes a large range of donors from all ethnicities, and diverse backgrounds, available immediately

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Patient Stories

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Amanda's Story

I didn't meet the love of my life until I was 39

Amanda's Story

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Holly & Dave's Story

Finding joy and support with donor eggs and sperm

Holly and Dave's story

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Charlotte's Story

Charlotte’s solo journey to motherhood brought her overseas for treatment

Charlotte's story

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Jane & Tim's Story

Pregnancy after menopause

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FAQ

Have questions about using donor eggs?

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Will the baby look like me?

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Why are donations non-anonymous?

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