Find an egg donor: egg donation cost and considerations in 2023

Posted in Egg Donation on December 27, 2022 by Donor Concierge

If you are curious about the egg donation process, egg donor costs, and how to find an egg donor, you’re in the right place. The beginning of the year is a wonderful time to start your egg donation journey, and in 2023 you have more egg donor options than ever.

Donor Concierge has helped thousands of hopeful parents build their families. We know that considering the egg donor process can be daunting, and we want to make sure that every hopeful parent starts the egg donation process feeling confident and prepared for this family-building path. Read on for the information you need to know to begin your egg donation journey in 2023.

Find an egg donor in 2023

The start of the year is typically the most popular time for hopeful parents to begin fertility treatments and third-party fertility processes. January is a busy time for fertility clinics, egg donor agencies, and many other fertility professionals. We expect that 2023 will see many hopeful parents beginning the egg donation process. Our advice to find an egg donor in 2023? Make sure you are prepared, know your priorities, and don’t be afraid to act fast. Many hopeful parents will try to find an egg donor at the start of 2023, so egg donor candidates that you like might be chosen by someone else if you wait too long. Knowing your priorities and feeling confident will help you find your egg donor and move forward quickly.

Donor Concierge searches 250+ egg donor and surrogacy agencies to give clients the best possible options to build their families. If you are struggling to find the best egg donor candidate for your family, we can help. Our team searches thousands of egg donors so you can find your top egg donor candidate.

Egg donation cost in 2023

The overall cost of egg donation can range from $15,000 for a small cohort of donor eggs from in-house egg donor programs to over $40,000 for private egg donation through an egg donor agency. Egg donation is typically more expensive than a “traditional” IVF journey because there are more parties involved in the process. The total cost of egg donation includes associated costs like:

  • Agency fees
  • Insurance costs
  • Fertility lawyer costs
  • Egg donor compensation
  • Any travel fees
  • And more

There is a fair amount of variation in total egg donation costs depending on many different factors. The type of donor eggs you choose, your fertility clinic, your insurance options and more will all play a role in the total financial impact. If you are wondering about egg donor costs and how to afford egg donation, read on!

Afford egg donation in 2023

One of the biggest challenges for hopeful parents considering egg donation is financing their egg donor journey. As we mentioned above, the total cost of egg donation varies based on a number of factors. You might save money on the egg donor journey by:

  • Choosing an egg donor with lower compensation
  • Choosing an egg donor from a fertility clinic’s egg donor program
  • Choosing a local egg donor
  • Applying to fertility grants

Our expert team at Donor Concierge can help walk you through some of the financial considerations of egg donation. Even before your free consultation with our team, be sure to check out financing options and fertility grants that can ease the total cost of egg donation. Between fertility grants, financing options, and different egg donor costs, there are ways you can save on your egg donation journey. And when you work with Donor Concierge, we can help ensure your fertility journey is as efficient as possible so you don’t lose money or time. Check out our full list of fertility grants and fertility financing resources here.

Preparing for your 2023 fertility journey

The key to starting your egg donor search is to feel prepared and confident. We highly recommend that you do your research, assemble your fertility team, and speak to a specialized fertility therapist or fertility support practitioners. Seeking out as much information as you can will help you understand the egg donation process and know what to look for when you find your egg donor. If you want to speak with other parents who have been through the egg donation process, there are many communities online and in person who share their experiences and advice. The Donor Concierge team can also refer you to past Donor Concierge clients who are open to sharing about their egg donation journey.

Over the last few years, we have seen more and more people open up about their experiences with donor conception. There are many DEIVF parents sharing their experiences, donor conceived people advocating for changes in the field, and public figures sharing about the egg donation process. We expect to see more hopeful parents interested in egg donation in 2023, and we are excited to see the field continue to progress and evolve in the new year.

If you are considering egg donation in 2023, our team is here to help. Interested in building your family with Donor Concierge? Schedule your free consultation today.

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