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Egg Donor Services Boulder City NV

When female infertility is attributed to insufficient ovarian response, leading to poor egg production (e.g., a woman who goes through IVF but her ovaries fail to produce eggs), or when eggs are produced but fail to fertilize properly, a possible solution is egg donation.

Donna M Miller, MD
(702) 862-8862
2821 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
Henderson, NV
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Miller Turner Ob/Gyn
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Tracy Dee Kvarfordt, MD
(702) 564-1758
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy
Henderson, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Summerlin Hospital Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Deseret Women's Care

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Dr.Orlandis Wells
(702) 568-6108
129 W Lake Mead Pkwy # 19
Henderson, NV
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Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1999
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Sunrise, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Kenneth Aaron Jones Jr, MD
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy Ste 201
Henderson, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1989

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Lloyd Alexander Prezant, MD
PO Box 530152
Henderson, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1973

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John Chauchang Chiang, MD
(702) 293-0406
895 Adams Blvd
Boulder City, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1991

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Rafael Juarez, MD
(702) 564-1758
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy Ste 201
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1988
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Hospital: St Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nv; Mountainview Hospital, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Deseret Women's Care

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Rafael G. Juarez, MD
(702) 564-1858
98 E. Lake Mead Pkwy # 105
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
English, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Guadalajara
Graduation Year: 1984

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Joseph Wheeler Plautz, MD
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy Ste 201
Henderson, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1962

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Megan Bird, MD
Henderson, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
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Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 2002

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Egg Donation & Premature Menopause

Egg Donation & Premature Menopause

When female infertility is attributed to insufficient ovarian response, leading to poor egg production (e.g., a woman who goes through IVF but her ovaries fail to produce eggs), or when eggs are produced but fail to fertilize properly, a possible solution is egg donation.

Who is a good candidate for egg donation?

Egg donation or ovum donation is a possible solution for women:

  • Who cannot produce eggs due to menopause or have been diagnosed with premature ovarian failure (POF) - also referred to as premature menopause or early menopause
  • Above age 37 who have been repeatedly unsuccessful with IVF, particularly if it is known that the infertility is not male factor
  • Who a carry a genetic disorder they do not want to pass on to their child
  • Who have had multiple unexplained miscarriages

How does egg donation work?

Step 1

The egg donor's ovaries are stimulated to produce multiple eggs during a single cycle. These eggs are then aspirated (also referred to as egg retrieval). The ovarian stimuation in this case is identical to that in standard IVF (invitro fertilization) .

In some cases women already going through IVF choose to become egg donors. In this case, the eggs that are retrieved are divided between the donor and the recipient (the number of eggs to be donated may be determined in advance or according to the nubmer of eggs retrieved). This is frequently done to offset the high cost of IVF. It is usually referred to as "egg sharing".

Step 2

Usually, the eggs are fertilized using the sperm of the husband, so that the child belongs biologically to the husband. Usually legally-binding documents are signed to prevent any biological claim from the egg donor toward the child.

Step 3

Once the eggs are fertilized, they are referred to as embryos. Whenever possible, these embryos are transferred to the uterus of the recipient, so that she will hopefully become pregnant. This process is referred to as embryo transfer. It is the same process of IVF , however it has the advantage of reduced trauma to the mother who will carry the baby, much like frozen embryo transfer .

Does it stand a chance?

Success rates with embryos from donor eggs are similar, if not identical, to those of women implanted with their biological embryos!

This site presents stories both of egg donors and of recipients.

Dalia's Story (Egg donation recipient)
Elaine's Story (Egg donation recipient)
Rosie's Story (Egg donor)
Nora's Story (Egg donor)
Suzanna's Story (Egg donor)
Meg's Story (Egg donor)
Gina's Story (Contemplating use of donor eggs)
Stacy's Story (Received ovary donation)
Terri's Story (Egg donation recipient)
Annie's Story (Egg donor)
Alex's Story (Egg donor)
Patrice's Story (Egg & Sperm donation recipient)

If you are an egg donor or recipie...

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