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Egg Donor Services Morgantown WV

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.

David Alan Bowlin
(304) 292-7316
900 Fairmont Rd
Westover, WV
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Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Dr.Allison Alexander
(304) 285-5505
1192 Pineview Drive
Morgantown, WV
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F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Rita Kay Payne
(304) 599-6811
1000 J D Anderson Dr Ste 402
Morgantown, WV
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Louise E Van Riper
(304) 599-6353
200 Wedgewood Dr
Morgantown, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Cynthia Walsh
(304) 599-8790
1322 Pineview Drive
Morgantown, WV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Wanda Marie Hembree, MD
(304) 598-1111
1 Stadium Drive
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Rita Payne
(304) 599-6811
Ste 402, 1000 J D Anderson Drive
Morgantown, WV
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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John Armond Bennett, MD
(304) 293-0285
PO Box 9203
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1961

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M Yusoff Dawood, MD FACS
(304) 293-5631
PO Box 9186
Morgantown, WV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sheffield
Graduation Year: 1968

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Dr.William Hamilton
(304) 599-6353
200 Wedgewood Drive #201
Morgantown, WV
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M
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hosptital: Mon General
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2.5, out of 5 based on 1, 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)

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