Initial Qualifications to be an Egg Donor

Humanitarian motivation should be evidenced in addition to any compensation she will receive. Age 20-30, normal height/weight ratio (BMI), usually in the range of 19-28), be in good health – both physically and emotionally regular menstrual cycles not currently on Depo-Provera, Norplant, Nexplanon, or any brand of a hormonal IUD, having both ovaries, no history of reproductive problems, non- smoker for the last 12 months, no current use – or long-term abuse, of drugs ( including marijuana) or excessive alcohol no family history of inherited genetic disorders, no tattoos or body piercings within the last 6 months and none during this cycle, reasonably healthy family medical history, willingness to take hormone injections, willingness to participate in an appointment with a mental health professional, dependable, mature, and reliable (able to keep appointments and be prompt), not travelled to a country affected by Zika virus in the last 6 months, free of STD in the last year, be available for at least 6-12 appointments, had a Covid test that was negative or willing to have a Covid test. The process of becoming an egg donor is a lengthy one and not for the faint of heart. Below is a high-level overview of what it takes to become an egg donor.