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Egg Donor Services Evergreen CO

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.

Christine Ruth Giesing, MD
Evergreen, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1997

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Ernest Larson, MD
(303) 670-9317
34550 Upper Bear Creek Rd
Evergreen, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of Colorado Spri, Colorado Spgs, Co
Group Practice: Larson Lalonde & Ridnour

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Carla Ann Turner, MD
(702) 260-0600
9105 US Highway 285
Morrison, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Green Valley Ob/Gyn Assoc

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Kathleen Ann Doyle, MD
1774 Foothills Dr S
Golden, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1986

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Linda Faye Irwin, MD
170 S Kilmer St
Golden, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1977

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Glenn Taylor Foust III, MD
(303) 377-9500
30940 Stagecoach Blvd
Evergreen, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Denver-Evergreen Ob-Gyn Group

Data Provided by:
Clinton Adlai Turner, MD
(856) 757-3918
9105 US Highway 285
Morrison, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided by:
Stuart O Silverberg, MD FACS
(303) 273-0263
701 Elm Cir
Golden, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Colorado
Graduation Year: 1955

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Debra S Ganter, MD
(303) 940-1867
13952 Denver West Pkwy
Golden, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Lutheran Med Ctr, Wheat Ridge, Co; St Anthony Hosp Central, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Associates IN Women's Health

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William Henry Rosewater, MD
(303) 456-1088
601 16th St Ste C308
Golden, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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