CBS feature: “As Economy Falls, Egg Donations Rise”

Posted On February 7th, 2009

Saturday’s feature of Northeast Assisted Fertility Group’s egg donation program on CBS’ The Early Show (“As Economy Falls, Egg Donations Rise“) was not unlike other coverage we’ve seen about the “surge” in egg donation… the faltering economy compels more and more young women to consider becoming egg donors – and as the manager of the egg donation program, I remind them of the other realities involved:

“There’s definitely an increase in the number of people interested in donation, but most people aren’t qualified. Of course the economy has spurred people to be interested, but also it’s an expensive undertaking for the recipients, and keep in mind this is a treatment for infertility; it’s not just about making money for women.” – Katherine Benardo

Read the full article here.

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