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Meet Parents Via Egg Donation (PVED)

AChildAfter40.com is proud to partner with the non-profit organization, Parents Via Egg Donation, to provide our readers expert support and information on egg donation after age 40.

PVED was created and designed by Marna Gatlin who is a parent via egg donation, for the parent and parent-to-be, who chooses egg donation to grow their family. At PVED, you will find unbiased, timely and accurate information about egg donation and third-party reproduction.


Facts About Egg Donation After 40

If you’re over the age of 40 and considering egg donation as a path to pregnancy and parenthood, you are not alone!

An estimated 14,000 babies are born each year in the United States from donor eggs, according to the  American Society of Reproductive Medicine (http://www NULL.asrm NULL.org/topics/detail NULL.aspx?id=418). Use of donor eggs has grown nearly 50 percent since 2000.  Seventy five percent of these births are from women over the age of 40.

Donor eggs or embryos were used in approximately 12% of all ART (assisted reproductive technology) cycles performed in 2010 (18,011 cycles). Few women younger than age 40 used donor eggs; however, the percentage of cycles performed with donor eggs increased sharply after age 40. Among women older than age 48, for example, 91% of all ART cycles used donor eggs.


Support for Parents, and Parents-To-Be

By Marna Gatlin, Founder

Parents Via Egg Donation, or PVED (http://www NULL.pved NULL.org), was created to provide an informational and supportive environment where parents and parents-to-be can learn and share information about all facets of the egg donation process.

Our mission is to educate, support, and empower families and individuals at any stage of the process who choose to use egg donation to build a family.

Information to help you in your way in becoming a parent is just a click away:

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Articles on Egg Donation at AChildAfter40.com

Motherhood After 40 Via Donor Eggs, by Marna Gatlin

Why She’s A New Mom At 52, by Angel LaLiberte

Is 45 Too Old For Donor Eggs?, interview with Marna Gatlin

Do Real Moms Use Donor Eggs?, by Angel LaLiberte

The Gift That Shook Joanie’s World, by Angel LaLIberte

4 Easy Steps to Affordable Donor Eggs at IVF Clinics Abroad, by Dr. Caroline Phillips

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2 Responses to Egg Donation Over 40

  1. Andrea says:

    I would like to donate eggs. I am 42 and healthy. How can I go about doing this? Thank you.

  2. Natalie Liao says:

    Hi, we are looking for next egg donation program for our IVF treatment. We did one egg donation but failed. Doctor said the highly possibility that egg quality is not so good. What can I do to select good egg quality? I only need a successful pregnancy!

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