Is sharing egg impact egg supply?
Women with bellow 35 years of age produce surplus eggs can share with other women who unable to produce eggs in their ovary. But may one query restrict potential egg donor to share her egg with others, i.e. is sharing egg harmful for future pregnancy of the egg donor? But the chance of losing fertility after donating your eggs is very less.
During early puberty females produces almost 3 lakh eggs. Among them, five hundred eggs are ovulated in a complete reproductive lifecycle of a female. In each cycle of ovulation, fifteen to twenty eggs are matured and only one egg is released. Remaining eggs are reabsorbed within the body.
Additional ten to twenty eggs are matured in egg donor’s body during egg donation cycle. Therefore, same amount of eggs stay behind in female body because of natural ovulation process.
Is medical treatment during egg donation hampers reproductive cycle of egg donor?
Women who join to share the egg donation process, usually have treatment with fertility medications for extra egg maturation. Hormonal therapy is injected for ovarian stimulation to mature extra eggs. The effect of medication remains in your body until the cycle ends up. But after discontinuation of the medication, the hormonal level retunes as previous. However, the menstrual cycle of the egg donor may not be regularized immediately after stoppage of the hormonal therapy, but ovarian stimulation will be stopped.
Every synthetic medications, specifically hormonal therapy is not completely side effect free. In rare cases, negative impact of hormonal therapy can cause ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and ovarian torsion.
Can egg sharing check the fertility of egg donor?
Egg donor may also have dream to build her own family along with helping other infertile couples or single parents who have desire to start their own family. Egg donation program can help egg donor to check her own fertility also. Before initiates the egg donation process, egg donor need to pass fertility testing, genetic screening followed by consultation with fertility experts. During these screening tests, egg donor can well aware about her reproductive health as well as ability to produce viable eggs, which can turns to embryo after fertilization with high quality sperm.
However, pregnancy is never a guaranteed process. A healthy lifestyle is one of the primary requirement to get pregnant when every reproductive aspect is normal. For example, women who have a frequent smoking habit, or intake more than 200 milligrams of caffeine products per day can reduce the chance of getting pregnant. In addition, body weight maintenance, hormonal balance, and healthy reproductive functioning are essential elements of pregnancy.
Ravi Sharma is the director at ARTbaby Global (ARThealthcare). And a successful pharmacist and a marketer. He loves to write about IVF, Surrogacy and other ART (assisted reproductive technology) news, issues, and updates. He is a Pharmacy graduate and M.B.A (marketing).