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What are the success rates?

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Answer from: Becky Kearns

Fertility Coach, Patient Advocate and Founder of www.definingmum.com and Paths To Parent Hub
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I’m no medical expert, I don’t talk on behalf of the clinics. It can vary but, generally because the eggs are coming from a younger donor, they are of a better quality. Quite a few people go down the route of donor eggs and could be in their forties. I myself was thirty, twenty nine at the time and I was going through premature ovarian insufficiency, so early menopause and that affected my egg quality. I personally went from a five percent chance with my low AMH and high FSH and all of those different figures to over fifty percent chance with donor eggs and I think it’s really important to keep in mind that it is still a numbers game, it doesn’t mean that it’s going to work first time. But there is a much greater chance of you bringing home a healthy baby through using eggs that have genetic material in them, that are younger and better quality. From a success rate perspective, check with your local clinics and talk to them about what their data means but on the whole if you’re moving onto the donor eggs having used your own eggs, there will be a reason for that and that will mean that you get a better chance of success.

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What are the success rates when using donor's egg?

When we’re trying to decide and choose fertility treatments, there are many factors to compare. We should start with very practical and easy to grasp factors and end with more difficult ones to understand: such as success rates. How are they measured? What are the differences in presenting data by clinics? How to read them to make better decisions?

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