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  • Writer's pictureEvan Billups

Communication while donating and why it’s important

Today's blog post was written by Cassidy, one of our Donor Coordinators.

Congratulations, you’ve been matched!

Now what? Once you’re matched with a family, we’ll reach out to you and confirm the match. It’s very important to check your emails daily and response in a timely manner, because you will have to start communicating with your case manager about which clinic you will be working with. This is when you will find out more about your match as well.

Communication is crucial when donating eggs for several reasons:

1. Understanding the process:

Effective communication ensures that you fully understand the egg donation process, including the medical procedures involved, potential risks, legal implications, and emotional aspects. This knowledge allows you to make an informed decision about whether egg donation is the right choice for you.

2. Building trust:

Open communication with the fertility clinic, intended parents, and any other parties involved in the process helps build trust and ensures that all parties are on the same page. Trust is essential for a successful egg donation experience.

3. Clarifying expectations:

Clear communication helps clarify expectations regarding the egg donation process, such as the level of involvement expected from you, the intended parents' preferences for donor characteristics, and any financial agreements. This can help prevent misunderstandings or conflicts down the line.

4. Emotional support:

Egg donation can be a complex and emotional process for all parties involved. Maintaining open communication allows you to express your feelings, concerns, and needs throughout the process and receive the necessary support from the clinic, counselors, or other support systems.

5. Legal considerations:

Communication is essential for understanding the legal implications of egg donation, including your rights and responsibilities as a donor, any potential agreements or contracts involved, and the legal parentage of any resulting children. Clear communication can help ensure that all legal aspects are properly addressed.


Overall, communication plays a vital role in the egg donation process, helping to ensure transparency, understanding, trust, and support for all parties involved.

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