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Egg Donor Compensation
You’ve given your best, now let’s discuss egg donor compensation
Women tell us that egg donation has opened doors for them to travel, supplement their income, or fund educational goals. You should be rewarded for your time and the commitment it takes to complete a donor egg cycle. Our Austin fertility clinic paves the way for you to receive egg donor compensation that reflects your act of service.
There are two levels of egg donor compensation
For our egg donors who complete a full cycle and have multiple eggs retrieved for our clients, we offer (industry standard) egg donor compensation of $6,000.
Should we need to cancel the cycle through no fault of your own, you will still receive $500 for your efforts.
There might be multiple reasons for a canceled cycle, some of which may be due to the recipient of the eggs.
Understanding egg donor compensation
To prevent the unethical use of compensation to recruit egg donors, fertility centers such as ours strictly adhere to guidelines set by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). The two most important issues are: how much a fertility clinic should offer as egg donor compensation and how often a woman should donate in her lifetime.
Here is the exact wording, established by the ASRM Ethics Committee.
- Compensation should be structured to acknowledge the time, inconvenience and discomfort associated with screening, ovarian stimulation and oocyte retrieval.
- Excessive payments to donors require justification and sums upward to $10,000 are not appropriate.
- Programs should limit the number of times a woman may undergo retrieval procedures purely to provide oocytes to others.
Our Austin fertility center physicians and staff want to make sure that you understand the process and risks
Refer a friend and share the rewards of egg donor compensation
If you have friends that might be interested in egg donation, please share our information . When they partner with us and complete a cycle, you qualify for our referral reward.
involved with egg donation as well as the parameters for egg donor compensation. We use the Egg Donor Informed Consent Tool (EDICT) to make sure we are all on the same page.
Thank you for partnering with our Austin fertility center
Rest assured that we will provide support and attentive medical care while you are undergoing a donor egg cycle. You will not be expected to cover any out-of-pocket expenses and will be issued a check within one week of your completed cycle.
Contact us with any questions about egg donor compensation. We understand that the financial rewards are just one aspect of your decision to undertake this journey.