The use of donate gametes (egg or sperm) and embryo give a chance for a couple to have a child when either the female has no viable eggs or the male has no sperm
Donor egg may be recommended to women who have a uterus but whose ovaries do not produce viable eggs, perhaps due to premature ovarian failure. Women may be candidates for donor eggs following a history of severe endometriosis or pelvic infection, chemotherapy or radiation, non functioning ovaries and women who have a serious genetic disease that may be passed on to a child if her own eggs are used.
Who are the egg recipients?
Women who have very little chance of becoming pregnant due to one or more the following factors:
Need for donor sperm
Men who have severe sperm abnormalities or no sperm at all or potentially serious genetic traits can benefit from sperm donation process.