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Egg Donor Services Missoula MT

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.

Dr.Jeanne Hebl
(406) 549-0978
1211 South Reserve Street #101
Missoula, MT
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Community
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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John Trumbull Harlan, MD
325 9th Avenue
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jeffrey Karl Lindley
(406) 327-1850
3075 N Reserve St
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Paul Ferguson, MD
(406) 728-4601
2831 Fort Missoula Rd Ste 105
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Glasgow, Fac Of Med, Glasgow, Scotland (803-05 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1965

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Dr.Thomas Baumgartner
(406) 542-2116
2825 Fort Missoula Rd # 304
Missoula, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1972
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Community
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.4, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Dr.Lynn Montgomery
1211 South Reserve Street #101
Missoula, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Community Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.7, out of 5 based on 13, reviews.

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Lindsay Ann Richards, MD
(406) 721-5600
515 W Front St
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1977

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Valerie A Knudsen
(406) 327-4395
2831 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Craig William McCoy
(406) 728-8170
2825 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Gary Harvey
(406) 728-4292
Ste 115, 2825 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Missoula Comm Med Ctr, Missoula, Mt
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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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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