Egg Donation & Surrogacy

Facts, insights and opinions about egg donors, surrogates, and intended parents.

What are the Risks and Complications with Egg Donation?

by NAFG, Katherine Benardo

Don't be scared by crazy internet stories! Egg donation is safe if done properly: there are tens of thousands of these types of procedures (not only for egg donors but for women who do IVF to have children using their own eggs) done in the US every year. Here i explain the most common complication, called ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), which has been less common as protocols have evolved.