Fertility Fact Friday
Good Results From IVF Egg Donors Over Age 35
Pregnancy, live birth rates from older and younger women appear comparable
By Mary Elizabeth Dallas
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Results of in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles using eggs from older donors are as good as those using eggs from younger women, a new study finds. Because egg quality declines with age, most IVF centers only accept eggs from donors younger than 35, says Resolve, the National Infertility Association, based in McLean, Va. But Canadian researchers found that pregnancy and live birth rates from IVF cycles using eggs donated by women over 35 were comparable to those using eggs from women younger than 35.
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