Whether you want to help others or grow your own family, egg donation can provide many benefits.
At Heartland Center for Reproduction in Omaha, NE, we connect qualified donors with loving families.
Our practice can make donation simple and incredibly rewarding...
Benefits of Becoming an Egg Donor
Receive Constant SupportWhen you become an egg donor through Heartland Center for Reproduction, you become a part of our family. Our doctors and nurses will guide you through the egg donation process and provide attentive support throughout the entire journey.
Earn CompensationWhen you become a donor, our fertility center will compensate you for your contribution. Our donors are usually paid between $7,000 and $9,000 per successful cycle, depending on the number of times they have donated in the past.
Give the Ultimate GiftInfertility is devastatingly common. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, about 12 percent of couples in the country have trouble becoming pregnant. Young women who choose to donate their eggs are very special individuals who give hopeful parents the ultimate gift—the opportunity to experience parenthood and share their lives with a child of their own.
Apply to Become an Egg Donor Contact Heartland Center for Reproduction Today
An egg donor's time, effort, and commitment can make a tremendous difference in the lives of those who are unable to conceive. If you feel strong compassion for hopeful parents and believe that you meet our donor eligibility requirements, please complete the pre-screening application and we will get back to you to discuss your eligibility.
Our Omaha, NE, team is led by board-certified reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Stephanie L.F. Gustin. Under the care of Dr. Gustin and her team of doctors, every donor is in good hands.
To learn more, contact us online or call our fertility center:
Receiving a Donated Egg
Why Work with Us?
"The nurses and doctors are wonderful to work with."
My experience with Heartland has been fantastic. We are so lucky to have two successful pregnancies. It was always sad to leave the team at Heartland but for the best reasons, we were pregnant! I would and have recommended Heartland to anyone trying to start a family. They are a great support system.View on Google
The nurses and doctors are wonderful to work with. Our IVF worked first try. We were lucky and had everyone there being hopeful without also having unrealistic expectations kept us hopeful and grounded. If you have to go here, you are already under quite a bit of stress. It's good to feel like the staff is on your side.View on Google
Can I donate my eggs?
To Be Eligible, Donors Must Be:
Of AgeIn order to donate your eggs, you must be between the ages of 21 and 30.
A Healthy Weight
To become an egg donor, you must have normal body weight and a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5 and 29.9. Check your BMI here.
A Non-SmokerAdditionally, you should not smoke or have a history of substance abuse or recreational drug use.
In Good HealthYou must have no home-produced body piercings or tattoos within the past 12 months. Our team will analyze your medical history as well as your family's medical history.
On a Regular CycleTo become an egg donor, you must have a regular menstrual cycle when you are not on hormonal contraception.
The Egg Donation Process Is Simple & Virtually Painless
If you are interested in becoming an egg donor, please review our eligibility criteria and complete the pre-screening application.
Become a Donor
If it is determined that you are an ideal candidate for egg donation, you will have the chance to completely transform the lives of hopeful parents wishing to have a child.
Monitor Your Menstrual Cycle
The process begins with the monitoring of your menstruation cycle. You will use medications designed to stimulate the ovaries to produce a number of good quality eggs. All donors are closely monitored during this stage to ensure that the amount of hormones administered is correct.
When blood tests and ultrasound monitoring suggest that the donor’s eggs have matured, she receives a human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) injection, which maintains her progesterone levels. This is the final step in egg maturity.
About 36 hours later, the eggs are gently removed with an ultrasound-guided needle. Egg retrieval is a minor surgical procedure, and most women experience little to no discomfort.
Egg retrieval is an outpatient procedure. After your donation, you will be fully recovered in about one to two days and your next menstrual cycle should be completely normal.
What if I am an intended parent considering an egg donor?
Reasons to Consider
an Egg Donor
Recurrent Pregnancy LossRepeated miscarriages often indicate a chromosomal issue. This often means that a woman cannot use her own eggs and should consider a donor.
PCOSPolycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that compromises fertility by causing enlarged ovaries, cysts in the ovaries, irregular periods, and infertility.
Premature Ovarian FailurePremature ovarian failure (also known as early menopause) can prevent young women from releasing eggs normally. Many of these women also turn to egg donation and IVF.
Older AgeAs women age, the quality and quantity of their eggs begin to decline. If you are over the age of 40, an egg donor can provide the healthy egg needed for pregnancy.
Searching for an Egg Donor?
Here's Why You Should Work with Us
Each egg donor who comes to Heartland Center for Reproduction must undergo thorough screening to ensure that that their age, physical health, psychological health, genetic makeup, and egg quality meets our standards. We only allow women who possess outstanding physical and emotional health to donate.
How Much Does Egg Donation Cost?
Our egg donors are paid between $7,000 and $9,000 per successful cycle. Hopeful parents can also expect to pay for tests and treatment associated with the egg donation. During your consultation at our clinic, our team will review the costs of egg donation in detail.
Worried about how you will pay for egg donation? We accept financing and work with trusted third-party lenders. By outsourcing financing to trusted third parties, our clinic can do what it does best—help families grow.