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Preparing to donate your eggs

You'll receive guidance throughout your entire egg donation cycle to help you feel prepared and confident. 

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Understanding the egg donation cycle at Hatch

Although a life-affirming experience that helps loving intended parents achieve parenthood, egg donation can also feel overwhelming if it’s your first time donating or you’re nervous. However, you can rest assured that Hatch works with top reproductive endocrinologists in the country to provide you careful explanations of all medical procedures involved in egg donation. While you’re considering Hatch’s Los Angeles-based egg donation program, here’s a brief explanation of what to expect:

Stimulated eggs that aren't extracted for egg donation would naturally pass out of the body during your menstrual cycle.

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The egg retrieval

Your eggs will mature after about two weeks of hormones. Once this happens, you'll return to your doctor's office for the egg retrieval procedure, which takes about 30 minutes. During the egg retrieval procedure, you'll be put under light sedation, and your eggs will be aspirated vaginally with a long needle to remove the possibility of scarring. Soon after the retrieval, you may go home accompanied by a friend. When you get home, we recommend that you take the rest of the day off work.

Upon request, egg donors may be informed about a month after the retrieval if a pregnancy occurred within the recipient parents and/or gestational carrier.

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Experience the empowerment of egg donation

Embark on the rewarding journey of helping another couple or individual grow their family with the most established egg donation agency in America.

At Hatch, you’ll receive a care coordinator to oversee your experience so that your every need remains met and your every question answered. And with the utmost confidentiality and top compensation, you’ll be able to follow your own dreams, whatever they are. Join the 8,000 women who have trusted Hatch for their egg donation or surrogacy journeys.

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Embark on your personalized egg donor journey

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