Once you choose your Donor, sign the
Agreement, and pay the fee the Donor will have an appointment with your
fertility specialist for approval. We can refer you to a fertility Physician or
clinic in your area. Your Donor will be physically examined and have her blood
tested. She will have a psychological screening done by a psychology
Egg Donation requires a legal contract
to be made between the Donor and the Intended parent. This contract will
address the issues of egg ownership, who the parent of the child or children
produced from the egg is, legal responsibility of the Donor and Intended
Parent, and financial compensation. The Intended parents and the Egg Donor
require a separate Attorney to represent their interests. The Stork Society, LLC
can assist you with locating a qualified Attorney, however, you are free to
choose your own. Your Attorney will draw up the Agreement or Contract between
you and the Donor. Once you have signed the contract we will present it to the
Donor to be reviewed by her Attorney. This will be completed before anything
Both the medical exam and the legal
counsel for the Donor is paid for by the Intended Parents.
Insurance will be obtained that
provides primary coverage to the Donor and, if chosen, the Recipient as well.
This protects the Egg Donor and the Recipient should either experience any
medical problems resulting from the donation cycle. This insurance is available
through Brown & Brown Insurance. It is mandatory to obtain coverage for the
We are available to manage the
arrangement of all medical and psychological appointments for your Donor to
ensure a smooth cycle.
The doctor will follow medical
protocols for you and the Donor. You will both be on medication to coordinate
your menstrual cycles. The eggs will be fertilized the day of the retrieval and
the transfer to you will take place 3-5 days after that. Two weeks later you
will have a pregnancy test at your Doctor’s office.
All fees must be paid for prior to the
start of medication.
Some professionals will be paid
directly. Others will be paid via payment to The Stork Society, LLC. This
agency accepts credit cards, checks, money orders, and wire transfers. We can
provide you with information about various financing options. The money for the
Egg Donor will be held in trust for her with a portion released at the start of
medication and the balance after the withdrawal procedure.
If your Donor lives out of the area
you will be responsible for her travel costs. The Stork Society, LLC will
coordinate travel arrangements for you. You may choose to bring her to your
physician for the entire donation cycle or you may choose to have her screened
and monitored by a fertility Physician close to her home and later bring her to
your Physician when the eggs are ready to be retrieved. This second option may
decrease the travel costs but will need to be decided upon with the input of
your fertility Physician. Most clinics have their own protocols for working
with an out of area Donor.
If you are a resident of a country
other than the USA we will arrange for a donation to occur at a fertility
clinic within the USA. Due to the difficulties regarding international laws
your Donor will most likely by a resident of the USA. The entire donation cycle
must occur in the USA and be governed by USA law.