IVF risks

UK – Women seeking IVF warned on egg donations

Source Express

Research shows collecting more than 15 eggs in a single cycle significantly increases the risk of hospitalisation and side effects.

The data, released in response to a series of questions submitted by Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh, will form part of a new parliamentary campaign to protect the health of women and unborn babies.
Between 2014 and 2017, there were 7,497 donors, of whom 975 donated more than the “safe” number of eggs.

Research shows that 144 women donated more than 40 eggs in a year, 56 gave more than 50 and 23 donated more than 60.

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