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Egg Donation As a Path to Parenthood

Wed 10 Aug 2022




A rare chance to understand the experience of egg donor recipients.  Donor recipients who used international donors (eg USA, South Africa, Spain) join a panel to discuss their journeys.

This event will discuss: 

  •  known vs anonymous donors
  • Donor costs
  • Success rates
  • Overseas vs local donors 


Coming to terms with turning to Donor IVF or giving up on family-building can be tough. Mental health counsellor Julia McDougall provides some tools and tips for those on this journey

Julia McDougall, 

Provides a comprehensive look at which clinics have access to donor programs,  the pros and cons of travelling for egg donor IVF vs bringing donor eggs or donors into your own country. Also covers popular source countries for egg donors, the reasons for this, costs, differences in donor information provided, what number of embryos are guaranteed and donor ethnicities available

Sam Everingham, Growing Families

Naturopathy & Acupuncture have the ability to enhance your health and hormone levels. Miranda understands the road to family via her own personal experience with egg donation overseas. Here she discusses what you can do the maximise your chances of a successful transfer.

Miranda Myles

Mums  via egg donor IVF discuss their journeys, how they selected a provider, how many attempts were required, costs and other hurdles.

Tiffany Bahen (US Double Donor Recipient) Samantha Reynolds (Mother of Twins via South Africa) and Simone Lewis (Mum via Melbourne Donor) Karma Bottari, Mum via Egg Donation

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with us via email: [email protected].

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