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Choosing an Egg Donor
We want to help you choose a wonderful egg donor! Our goal is to help recipients and recipient couples feel good about choosing the right egg donor for them! We will help to make the process as comfortable and approachable as possible. Whether you are seeking an egg donor to work with your surrogate/gestational carrier or to work with for your own egg donor IVF cycle we are happy to help find you the perfect egg donor!

We have hundreds of donor candidates on file living within the New York City
tri-state area -with more applying daily. Many of our egg donors are willing to travel if the Intended Parent is living outside commuting distance of the NYC Metro area.

We offer anonymous donation for couples and donors that are more comfortable with anonymity. And the process is entirely confidential. Should a recipient have questions to ask a donor candidate beyond the information provided in the donor profile we will forward those questions to the donor and offer the recipient her responses as soon as she replies. We would like to help, in any way that we are able, to create a positive and rewarding experience for both donors and recipients.

Donor Services works with several area IVF programs to recruit egg donors for their programs and we are also happy to work with local recipients or recipient couples that come to us seeking an anonymous egg donor to work with their own IVF physician.

General Information about Egg Donor Screening

The donors in our Donor IVF Program are between the ages of 21-30 years.  Once you've chosen an egg donor, the Donor must go through a thorough screening process before they are accepted into your doctors IVF program.  They must be proven to be healthy, both physically and psychologically. 

Potential donors will complete questionnaires disclosing information about their family history, personal health history, sexual activity, drug usage, medical background, prescription and over the counter medication taken on a daily basis- as well as child bearing history, educational background, and areas of hobbies, skill and/or interests outside their chosen field.

Medical Screening: Once a couple has decided upon a donor candidate the donor will be referred to the IVF Center where the Intended Parents go for treatment. The IP/recipient's IVF doctor will perform Egg Donor medical screening. Egg Donors must be screened for Sexually transmitted diseases, hormone levels, Ultrasound scans, various other bloods tests, FDA tests. toxicology, pap smear and cultures, Psychological evaluation as well as specific genetic mutation tests based upon the heritage of the donor.
Egg Donor Compensation Payment:  Egg donor compensation payment will be made to an attorney utilizing escrow services at the point the donor is fully screened and cleared to cycle by your IVF Physician. The compensation payment will be held in escrow until the egg donor undergoes egg retrieval. Once the egg donor has completed egg retrieval, the attorney will forward the egg donor compensation payment to the egg donor overnight. The fee for escrow services is $450.00

Egg Donor Complication Insurance: Also- Egg Donor Complication Insurance: Once the donor has been cleared to cycle by your IVF doctor a policy of egg donor complication insurance will be ordered; to cover the egg donor medically for the process of egg donation. If your IVF center does not order Egg Donor Complication insurance for an Egg Donor from an outside donor agency; we will help you order egg donor complication insurance to cover your egg donor for the cycle of egg donation. You will be responsible for covering the cost of this policy. We work with ART Risk agency the fee for this policy is  $365.00 to cover the egg donor medically (Up to $100,000.00) in the event of an unforeseen complication due to the cycle of egg donation. Payment would not be due until the cycle has been assigned a cycle start date; at which time the policy will be order and put in place for your egg donor.

**In the unlikely event that an egg donor cycle is canceled due to no fault of the egg donor after injectable medications have begun- the donor will be instructed to return all unused medications by the IVF doctor. The recipient would be responsible for paying a reduced egg donor compensation to the egg donor between $500.00- $1,000.00 (depending upon your physician's recommendation) for the donors' time, effort and commitment.

Once you’ve chosen an anonymous egg donor that you would like to cycle with, we will forward a matching contract to you to work with that donor. There is a one time matching fee for matching the anonymous egg donor to a recipient. Once the contract and payment have been received we will forward the donors application and verification of identity materials to the New York City IVF Physician of your choice. Your physician will begin medical screening for the anonymous egg donor.

We guarantee that  after you have chosen your egg donor and paid the egg donor matching fee: should your chosen egg donor prove unacceptable by your doctor, that we will work with you to choose a new donor candidate of your choice at no additional cost. 

There is no financial obligation to review profiles and to see if we have an egg donor match for you at this time. For more information about choosing an egg donor please contact us today!

If the Doctor should decide to cancel an egg donor cycle: In the unlikely event that an egg donor cycle is canceled due to no fault of the egg donor after injectable medications have begun- the donor will be instructed to return all unused medications by the IVF doctor. The recipient would be responsible for paying a low egg donor compensation fee to the egg donor between $500.00- $1,000.00 (depending upon your physician's recommendation) for the donors' time, effort and commitment for her work with the cycle.

A past recipient writes:

“Initially, I felt overwhelmed by the enormity of the task to choose an egg donor but Valerie, our Donor Coordinator was very helpful and compassionate and I felt comfortable working with her.  We chose a donor that had wonderful qualities and seemed very much like me and my sisters in personality.  I was amazed at how excited my husband and I became once we had chosen our egg donor.  We are now very proud parents of a beautiful baby boy!  After years of trying to conceive the miracle of this baby in our lives is something that blesses us every day.”

Another Recipient Writes:
"When I finally resigned myself to the fact the only way for me to give birth to a baby was to use a donor's egg my first thought was.... where do I find a reputable agency? I began my search online looking at several agencies. I came across many that seem to create additional and unnecessarily costly steps to an already difficult process. I found most places to be expensive and not personable. I knew I needed to work with someone who would be understanding and sensitive to how important it was for me to find the right donor.

When I found Donor Services it was simple, easy and effortless. I spoke with my doctor and she gave me confidence, she had not only heard of them but worked with them in the past and they were in fact a good agency to deal with. After our initial screening they had us fill out questionnaires and almost immediately I begin to receive profiles of potential donors. Within a few short months we found the perfect donor match! I began this journey skeptical and ended it with a donor's egg who I was more excited about placing inside of me than my very own. I knew her eggs would be viable and would give us the best shot at having a family. We are currently five months pregnant with twins and couldn't be happier. Donor Services made everything simple, effortless and possible for us to have the family we so badly wanted. I will be forever thankful that I got to work with what I believe is the best donor agency in New York City."

A Past Recipient Writes:

"Both my husband and I had an amazing experience working with Donor Services, Valerie was very in tune as to what exactly we were looking for and as well was extremely helpful at guiding us to the right Egg Donor to help us accomplish our dreams. I can honestly say we are very proud parents today! I cannot say enough how wonderful our experience was working with Valerie McMorris at Donor Services."

Recipient Testimonial

"My husband and I were overwhelmed with the idea of having to find an egg donor in order to conceive pregnancy. We were given a referral to contract Valerie McMorris of Donor Services of NY. We did not know what to expect when we first made the call to speak with Valerie and I can honestly say, we loved working with Donor Services of NY; We were grateful to find so many wonderful egg donor candidates that were local and lived within commuting distance of the New York City Metro area. And I think we were even more surprised to discover that the majority of donor egg candidates were pretty, smart and very well rounded in their interests and talents.  I can now, happily add that I am 8 months pregnant! I would not hesitate to recommend Valerie McMorris and Donor Services of NY to anyone in need of an egg donor."

Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Penny B. Donnenfeld Writes:
"Valerie McMorris is a seasoned professional who brings expertise and psychological sophistication to her work. She is knowledgeable about the process and well-connected to medical providers in the field. 

As a clinical psychologist working with couples around fertility issues, I am impressed by her understanding of the intricacies of her clients "journeys" toward parenthood. 
I recommend her highly and would not hesitate to refer patients or friends to her." 

Penny B. Donnenfeld, Ph.D.

Reproductive Endocrinologist

Dr. Andrea Vidali writes:

"Over the years I have worked with many egg donation agencies, but I must say that Valerie McMorris of Donor Services of NY has always come through as one of the most candid and honest people working in the very challenging environment of Egg Donor IVF. 

It goes without saying, that Valerie is a true expert in the area of Egg Donor Recruitment and Selection. Anyone seeking to start a new egg donation program, or expand an existing program should seek out Ms. McMorris as an experienced and reliable Egg Donor Coordinator, Recruiter and Consultant. I give Valerie my highest recommendation."

Reproductive Endocrinologist
Galina Karpenko, MD, F.A.C.O.G. writes:

"Valerie McMorris is very effective in her work, keeping up to date with industry standards while being mindful of patient care. She has a strong work ethic and is uniquely capable in her work with patients as well as other staff members. 
I highly recommend Valerie McMorris as an Egg Donor Coordinator and Recruiter."


Help us to help you find a wonderful anonymous egg donor. Please complete the recipient questionnaire describing
qualities you are seeking in an egg donor. If you are seeking a donor similar in appearance to the recipient female please forward photos of the recipient female.

Recipient Questionnaire

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