Ovum Donation FAQs

How long does it take to schedule an appointment with Marlene?
Generally, an appointment can be scheduled within one week after we are contacted.
How many donors do you have in your book?
This number varies literally from day to day. On any given day we may be adding new donors, as well as taking out those who are matched with a client, or no longer meet our requirements, etc.
Where are the medical facilities you work with located?
We work with all the medical facilities throughout the Bay Area. Many of our Intended Parents come from other states and we will work with facilities throughout the United States.
Will these procedures effect my future fertility?
It is the consensus of physicians that these treatments are safe. We have not had a case of any long-lasting complications in our practice.
What are the expectations of donors toward parents in terms of a relationship?

Donors don’t want or expect a relationship; to them it is only an egg. However, if the resulting child at some point wants to meet with them it is usually arranged with the agreement of the parents.
What are the legal responsibilities of Donors?
Our laws are favorable toward Ovum Donation. Within the Donor agreement is establish the Donor’s relinquishment of all duties and responsibilities towards the donated eggs.