How Many Times Can You Donate Eggs?

Frequency of Egg Donation

Many women choose to donate their eggs more than once because they have found the process a highly rewarding experience. Growing Generations has guidelines in place regarding the number of times and how often a woman can donate her eggs to help an individual or couple build or grow a family.

How Many Times Can You Donate Eggs?

Growing Generations allows women to donate their eggs up to six times in their lifetime, a guideline established by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Although there are no known negative medical side effects to giving eggs more than this, our policy protects egg donors from potential health risks. It also ensures that a large group of children conceived with the help of an egg donor are not all coming from one woman.

How Often Can You Donate Eggs?

We require that egg donors have two regular menstrual cycles in between donation cycles. Our team will gather medical records and doctor recommendation forms to make sure there are no medical concerns when you’re going through the process for a repeat time. For example, if a woman reacted negatively to hormone medications during her first experience, we would be cautious to proceed again.

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Kim Bergman, PhD, a licensed psychologist of 26 years, has specialized in the area of gay and lesbian parenting, parenting by choice and third party assisted reproduction for over two decades. Dr. Bergman has created a comprehensive psychological screening, support and monitoring process for intended parents, surrogates and donors. She is the co-owner of Growing Generations and is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Psychological Association, the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, the Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association, and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. She is on the national Emeritus board of the Family Equality Council. Dr. Bergman writes, teaches and speaks extensively on parenting by choice. Along with co-authors, she published “Gay Men Who Become Fathers via Surrogacy: The Transition to Parenthood” (Journal of GLBT Family Studies, April 2010). Dr. Bergman’s is the author of the book, Your Future Family: The Essential Guide to Assisted Reproduction (Conari Press 2019) as well as the children's book You Began as a Wish (Independent Press 2019). Dr. Bergman created her own family using third party assisted reproduction and she lives with her wife of 35 years. She has two adult daughters.