Understanding Embryo Grading for Egg Donors

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Once your egg retrieval is complete, it is quite possible that you walk out the clinic and never know what becomes of the eggs you donated. For other egg donors, however, the burning desire to understand what happens next leads to questions about the remainder of the eggs’ development.

Once the embryos are created, doctors will watch them very closely to see how they divide and develop. The designation of growth that is given is often called an embryo grade. Continue reading