Egg Recipient FAQs

You likely have many questions about donated eggs and the process of conceiving with them. Below are a few of the most frequently asked questions. If you have more questions, please contact us.


Why might I need donated eggs?

There are multiple reasons why the use of donated eggs may be the best treatment option to build your family. Some include premature ovarian failure, multiple failed in vitro fertilization cycles, poor embryo development, advanced maternal age, or a history of treatment with chemotherapy and/or radiation.


Where can I get donated eggs?

Midwest Fertility provides a database of our donors for you to review and choose from.


Do I get to choose what my donor looks like before I get my donated eggs?

Yes, our database features donor profiles and childhood pictures for you to review as you make your selection.


How long does the egg donation process take?

The process or receiving donated eggs takes approximately one month.


What is the first step to start the process of selecting donor eggs?

You will need to speak with our new patient liaison to schedule an appointment with one of our physicians.


What is the cost?

When you come in for your initial appointment, you will meet with a business office representative to discuss options based on your insurance coverage.