Egg Donation

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 Support

When 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 Compensation

When 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 Gift

Infertility 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 Victora Maclin. Under the care of Dr. Maclin and her team of doctors, every donor is in good hands. 

To learn more, contact us online or call our fertility center: 

(402) 717-4200

Receiving a Donated Egg

The egg donor program at Heartland Center helps patients struggling with infertility to conceive children using the egg of another female. Our egg donors can help these families in a huge way with a relatively simple process. Donors are kept anonymous, and their eggs are tested to ensure they are healthy and free from genetic diseases.

Why Work with Us?

We understand that there are many agencies that coordinate egg donation, and we believe that Heartland Center for Reproductive Medicine is the very best choice because of:

"We Had the Most Caring, Compassionate Experience."


Becky Rothfuss


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We can’t thank Dr. Elizabeth Constance and the staff at Heartland enough! We did IVF and are 29 weeks pregnant with a baby boy! The IVF process can be hard emotionally, physically and financially but they patiently answered all of our questions and made sure we were informed before every procedure.

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Morgan Schisler

July 17, 20XX

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We had the most caring, compassionate experience with Dr. Maclin and Katherine and now have the most beautiful boy! Katherine cared for us so well throughout our 2 year journey, always keeping us encouraged. Dr. Maclin is brilliant, thorough, and made herself available to her patients which is quite rare these days. The whole experience while difficult was made better because of these two women specifically. We’re celebrating 18 months of Landon this week and reflecting on how grateful we are for Heartland Center!

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Can I donate my eggs?

To Be Eligible, Donors Must Be: 

Of Age

In 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-Smoker

Additionally, you should not smoke or have a history of substance abuse or recreational drug use. 

In Good Health

You 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 Cycle

To 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

Pre-Screening Application

If you are interested in becoming an egg donor, please review our eligibility criteria and complete the pre-screening application.

Complete the Pre-Screening Application Here
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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. 

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HCG Injection

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.


Egg Retrieval

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. 

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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 Loss

Repeated miscarriages often indicate a chromosomal issue. This often means that a woman cannot use her own eggs and should consider a donor.


Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that compromises fertility by causing enlarged ovaries, cysts in the ovaries, irregular periods, and infertility.

Uterine Anomalies

Uterine malformations including fibroids, endometriosis, and septums can also affect fertility. If surgery is unsuccessful, many women turn to egg donation or surrogacy.

Premature Ovarian Failure

Premature 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 Age

As 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.

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How Much Does Egg Donation Cost?

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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. 



July 17, 20XX

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Dr Macline...Is the best...she found out what was wrong with me when others DR was saying I was fine. first IVF got pregnant with my handsome son. The team was great And Jo-J in financial help me and my husband out alot. Thanks for blessing us with our son

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Amanda Knowlton


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They deal with all aspects of infertility and hormones. They communicate well and answer any and all questions.

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Heartland Center for Reproductive Medicine

Dr. Victoria Maclin is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist committed to using state-of-the-art technology to perform effective fertility treatment. As a leader in her field, she serves as an authority on reproductive medicine:

  • She is an associate professor at UNMC and supervises OB/GYN resident education in reproductive endocrinology.
  • She has lectured throughout the United States and has served on many professional advisory boards.

Contact our practice online or call us at (877) 831-3227 to schedule a consultation.

Dr. Victoria Maclin
Dr. Victoria Maclin
Dr. Victoria Maclin

Heartland Center for Reproductive Medicine

Dr. Victoria Maclin is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist committed to using state-of-the-art technology to perform effective fertility treatment. As a leader in her field, she serves as an authority on reproductive medicine:

  • She is an associate professor at UNMC and supervises OB/GYN resident education in reproductive endocrinology.
  • She has lectured throughout the United States and has served on many professional advisory boards.

Contact our practice online or call us at (877) 831-3227 to schedule a consultation.

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Each and every staff member at Heartland Center is tremendous. Dr. Maclin is a woman of grace, and a terrific medical doctor. She is a world-class surgeon, and we are so grateful to know her. Lene - IVF Patient

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