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Egg Donor Services Sioux Falls SD

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.Cynthia Davis
(605) 271-2200
414 West 18th Street
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Kimberlee McKay
(605) 322-6675
1200 South 7th Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: McGreevy Clinic
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.3, out of 5 based on 17, reviews.

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Jeanne R Hassebroek-Johnson
(605) 328-7700
1500 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology / Oncology

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Samuel E Rogers
(605) 322-8933
800 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Allison Wierda, MD
(605) 328-7700
1500 W 22nd St Ste 301
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1997

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Peter Robert O'Brien, MD
1201 S Euclid Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1969

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Samir Zaki Abu-Ghazaleh
(605) 331-3898
1000 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology / Oncology

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Jeffrey G Boyle
(605) 328-7700
1500 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.ANNA PRIEBE
(605) 328-7700
1500 W 22nd St # 302
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Lee Maitland Mabee Jr, MD
1201 S Euclid Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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