Jump to content

Egg Donor recipients
Current egg donor recipients


  • Please log in to reply
7 replies to this topic

#1 scorpio2010

Posted 26 March 2012 - 04:39 PM

Hi Ladies,

I am very lucky to have found a local lady who is willing to help me and my partner have a baby by donating her eggs to us  biggrin.gif  
As we are just starting this process i was wondering if there was anyone out there who was also going thru this or just about to - it would be nice to have other ladies to share this process with.

Talk soon

Scorpio

#2 spring08

Posted 27 March 2012 - 10:04 AM

Hi Scorpio,

I'm along for the ride also.
After 10 IVF/ICSI cycles (+ a couple of FETs) we're also going to give donor eggs a go - I get good egg numbers but dodgy embies.

I'm doing the international route - and have arranged an egg donor through an agency based in hawaii that my FS recommended.

We've chosen our donor, and I'm on BCP now to synchronise cycles.  EC likely to be the start of May.

What stage are you at?? Very lucky to have found a local donor!

it would be great to share this with someone going through it also - have you told many people IRL?

#3 scorpio2010

Posted 27 March 2012 - 12:11 PM

Hi Spring08,

DH and i looked into the international Donor and were happy to go that way (we were interested in South Afirica) but i thought i would post an add here on essential baby first to see what the outcome would be..... one week later an angel anwsered my email.... We are only just starting things our first app is next week where the procedure will be explained to all of us.

We are so excited to be starting as my eggs and numbers were dodgy huh.gif   its been a long road full of downs but i feel very positive about this.

We have told our parents and two close friends but as far as most people know we have stopped IVF - I found it to upsetting to have to tell everyone who knew that it hadnt worked each time - so this time we will keep quite until we get our BFP. Keep in contact I would love to share this journey with you.

Keep sniffing and well talk soon  biggrin.gif

Scorpio

#4 GreenEyedGirl

Posted 28 March 2012 - 06:20 PM

I have found an egg donor but am deciding whether to go down this route at all at the moment.
I think I may as I do not want to regret down the line that I did not try,

#5 mks81

Posted 28 March 2012 - 06:23 PM

Can you show me some links to where I can look up about donating eggs and what is involved?

#6 scorpio2010

Posted 28 March 2012 - 10:14 PM

Hi Mks81,

The process changes depending on what state of Australia your in and whether you become a known donor or anynomous donor, should you be in WA i'm happy for you to PM me and i will explain the procedure to you but sorry i dont have any web site information,  my advice would be there is a section in this thread that donor egg ladies communicate in log on and talk to them.


Take care

Scorpio

#7 ourharmony

Posted 01 April 2012 - 04:56 PM

So happy to hear that these good egg-angels wink.gif do exist. I have just posted my add and fingers crossed our angel will come soon too. Good luck to you with the process!
Helen

#8 scorpio2010

Posted 03 May 2012 - 07:28 AM

Hello,

Just an update we are 6 wks down and have 6 wks to go before we can do our donor journey .... whoo so excited!

Scorpio


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

11 things that will happen when you're breastfeeding

After having three children and various degrees of success feeding them all, there's one thing I can tell you: virtually nothing will go as planned.

Surgery for baby born with a tail

A baby born with a tail has had it removed after doctors feared the birth defect might cause long term damage to his lower body.

When 'skin to skin' becomes a family affair

An adorable photo of a little boy and his dad enjoying skin to skin contact with newborn twins is melting hearts everywhere.

35 hilariously weird 'top tips'

Who would have thunk it? We never knew there were so many uses for feminine hygiene products. 

Pregnancy skin woes: acne, dry skin, itchy skin

Here are some of the most common skin complaints in pregnancy and how to tackle them, face on.

Watch this fun dance class for babywearing dads

Is there anything sexier than a babywearing dad?

Parents, this is how to cut grapes to avoid choking

One mum has learnt a harrowing lesson about the best way to cut grapes to make it safe for toddlers and little kids to eat.

When your kids have totally different temperaments

Sometimes it has felt like whiplash parenting. She perches watchfully while I vacuum; he tries to climb on and go for a ride.

How do our stress levels influence our baby?

Since having my second baby a number of people have commented on how placid, content and settled he is and, similarly, many have commented on how this is a reflection of how I am with him.

Separation anxiety isn't just for kids

Despite its prevalence, most doctors tend to be reluctant to diagnose adult patients with separation anxiety.

A charm bracelet, a boy, and my beliefs questioned

I was staring at the face of my son, realising that my once steadfast decision to be open minded was quickly unravelling at the seams.

Why I'm so grateful for Hayden Panettiere's PND honesty

There are baby steps and giant leaps forward. But there are steps backwards, too. And, oh, how they can hurt your heart.

The heartbreaking story of little Moko

The mother of 3-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri said she should have picked up on the signs. {Warning: distressing content}

Kate Beckinsale and teen daughter recreate birth photo

Kate Beckinsale has recreated her daughter Lily's birth photo, 17 years after she was born.

The adult-size stroller you'll want to test drive

It's one of the biggest baby related purchases they will make, so it makes sense that parents-to-be get a chance to road test a stroller.

Pregnancy announcement shows the reality of IVF

It's a long way from baby booties or bump shots people have become accustomed to in social media pregnancy announcements.  

Soleil Moon Frye welcomes fourth baby

"Punky Brewster" is a mom again, for the fourth time. Soleil Moon Frye announced the birth of her baby boy, Story, on Instagram Wednesday.

Mum breastfeeds baby found abandoned on the street

A woman has been praised as a "beautiful mother" after breastfeeding a baby which had been abandoned at the side of a street. 

A birth with a difference: the 'natural caesarean'

We've shared stories of gentle caesareans before, but a new video shows a new option called a 'natural caesarean'.

Baby name inspiration by music genre

If you're all about the music, then you'll need a musical name for that baby. We've got all the lists for you by music genre.

Giving effective instructions to toddlers

One of the most common errors made by parents is in how they give instructions to their children.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

The babies who are one in 70 million

Bethani Webb was excited to find out she was pregnant, but the first time mum did not realise she was carrying four babies not one.

Cafe offers breastfeeding mums a free cup of tea

A Sydney cafe is offering breastfeeding mums free cups of tea in a bid to show support for the right of women to nurse their babies wherever they choose.

To snip or not to snip? When the decision is not clear cut

Jamie Oliver, who considered a vasectomy, is to be a father again. A fellow dad reflects on his own decision 11 years ago

Doctors stunned by rare twins born almost six weeks apart

To everyone's surprise, Kristen Miller "kept doing better each day", keeping her second baby safe.

Baby book ideas for modern parents

Before my son was born I was given a lovely baby book full of blank pages waiting to be filled with weights and heights and first words.

The adorable smile of a baby seeing his mum clearly for the first time

There is no doubt seeing their child smile for the first time is an unforgettable moment for parents everywhere.

Mum tells how toddler 'nearly hung himself' in cot mishap

When Alison Johnson put her 18-month-old Caleb down for a nap, she had no reason to believe her son was in any danger.

Babies are still switched at birth? Yes, it can happen

All my panic and tears aside, my biggest question looking back is about the kind of security measures used in the maternity ward.

Doctors slammed for taking selfie with newborn

Everyone who visits a mum in hospital in the days following childbirth wants to get a photo with the new baby.

ergoPouch Twosie Sleepsuit for winter breastfeeding

Finally, there's a way to keep warm while breastfeeding through winter.

Health check: How long does sex 'normally' last?

What to do with this information? My advice would be to try not to think about it during the throes of passion.

When breastfeeding sucks: fixing common problems

From niplash to tight boobs, biting to milk supply issues, Pinky McKay looks at common breastfeeding issues and how to solve them.

10 things I've learnt in my first six months with twins

Six months on we're all still alive, and the more we get to know each other the easier the days become.

Mum's loving kiss leaves baby fighting for life

Kirsty Carrington thought nothing of giving her newborn son a kiss, little did she know it would leave the baby fighting for life.

When doing chores is your new 'me time'

After children, 'me time' looks a little different.

Get going: 14 travel strollers for families on the move

A stroller can make or break travelling with a baby or toddler. Here are 15 great single travel stroller options.

10 ways toddlers are terrific

It always pays to remind yourself of how terrific toddlers can be - they're little like this for such a short time

 

Vintage Toys

The toys of your childhood

Take a trip down memory lane with these vinage and retro toys that you may have had in your childhood or your parent's childhood.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.