Does anyone have any information about egg sharing? Specifically, sharing costs as well as eggs?
I am 33, healthy, good family history of fertility… however, I know I don’t want to be pregnant for at least another five to seven years.
I’m therefore strongly considering egg freezing, but it is 1) expensive, plus the storage costs, and 2) it seems a waste to harvest and freeze so many eggs. On the other hand, I’d like to get them now while they are likely to be in good shape!
In England, they have egg-sharing where one woman can donate some of her eggs, and then the recipient would pay for the donor’s IVF. I don’t want IVF now – I’m not ready to be pregnant – but it seems like a wonderful act of solidarity to have someone who needs eggs NOW help cover the costs of freezing the rest of the eggs harvested. The donor would still need to pay for thawing and IVF later, but at least the option would be there!
Does anyone know of anything like that, or how one would go about investigating such a thing? I’m at a total loss. Thanks!