Third Party Reproduction

Being an Egg Donor


You've the power to change someone's life by being an egg donor. It takes a special kind of a woman to be an egg donor. The process is time consuming and physically demanding. Donors are compensated for their time; but the power and desire to help infertile women to become mothers motivates the egg donors to give such a precious gift. Taking those first few steps can be daunting, please know that we are here to answer any questions you have and more importantly to listen.

CheQKmate offers egg donation as a fertility treatment option for couples who cannot or are advised not to conceive using their own eggs.

Our Approach to Egg Donor Screening

If you would like to explore the opportunity of becoming an egg donor, find the minimum criteria CheQKmate considers important
  • Should be between 20 to 30 years of age
  • Can be a known or an unknown person
  • Physically healthy, BMI of 19 – 29
  • Has regular monthly menstrual periods
  • Should preferably have a baby of her own though not mandatory
  • No family history of genetic disorders
  • Non-smoker, non-alcoholic
  • No history of substance abuse
  • Willing to take injections when required
  • Dependable to carry on with treatment

If you meet the above criteria, we would like you to fill up an application form and answer the provided questionnaire. Once you've completed the application form and have satisfactorily answered the questionnaire, you'll be added to the Egg Donor databank.

Your Journey to Egg Donation

After an egg donor has been matched with prospective parents, they will undergo screening process prior to starting the egg donation cycle.

  • Egg Donor

    This screening will include

    • Fertility Potential Check
    • Infectious disease check
    • Tests for Genetic diseases
    • Psychological Screening
  • The Medical
    • An informed written consent is taken by the recipient as well as the donor
    • Synchronisation of the egg donor and the recipient cycle
    • Ovarian stimulation to produce around 8 – 10 eggs starting from the 2nd / 3rd day of the cycle
    • Close monitoring with blood tests and ultrasound with frequent visits to the clinic
    • Trans-vaginal egg retrieval under anaesthesia following 10 to 12 days of stimulation
    • Rest for a day or two after egg retrieval
    • A post retrieval check-up is done after a week to ten days to confirm you are doing fine

You will be provided with your compensation on the day of egg retrieval. Most of the egg donors do just fine after egg retrieval but you will be advised to report to your doctor if you are not feeling fine.