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Egg Donor Services Elko 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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George Anthon Winch
(775) 738-7877
1995 Errecart Blvd
Elko, NV
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Dama Alexander Ziworitin
(702) 253-7802
400 Shadow Ln
Las Vegas, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Samuel Chacon
(775) 883-3636
1470 Medical Parkway
Carson City, NV
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Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Robert Gatlin
(702) 737-3200
Bldg 3, 1701 North Green Valley Parkway
Henderson, NV
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Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci
Year of Graduation: 1973
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Hospital: St Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 15, reviews.

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Luis J Lopez-Benitez
(702) 459-7424
650 N Nellis Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Charles Fleisher
(702) 260-0600
100 N Green Valley Pkwy # 345
Henderson, NV
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Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: St Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Martin Lester Pernoll, MD
(775) 770-6550
235 West 6th St Neonatology Office #220
Reno, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1963

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Lawrence James Kelly, MD
(702) 735-3006
3006 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
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Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1960
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Hospital: Valley Hosp Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv; Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nv
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(702) 870-2229
9120 W Post Rd # 200
Las Vegas, NV
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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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