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UK – I donated eggs to friends… now I’ve been left infertile

May 10, 2007

Daily Mail – 9th May 2007

A woman who gave her eggs to help two childless friends fears she has been left infertile by her act of kindness. Donna Stickels, 26, revealed her personal ordeal to warn other women about the potential dangers of egg donation…

Canada – Canadians breaking law in quest to conceive

May 8, 2007

Monday, April 30, 2007 | 5:39 PM  CBC News

Canadians are turning to the black market in their quest to conceive a baby, illegally buying human eggs, a CBC News investigation has found.

CBC journalist Kelly Ryan recently contacted six Canadian women who were advertising their eggs on the internet. Within days, three wrote back with an offer and each said they were willing to undergo treatment that could net as many as 20 human eggs.

Wales – ‘I shared gift of life’

April 30, 2007

April 29, 2007 – Rachel Mainwaring, Wales on Sunday

GORGEOUS Catrin Rees loves hearing the story of how she was born. Even as a toddler, the bundle of energy was fascinated when she was told about a “kind man’s special present to mummy and daddy”.

And her proud mum, Siaron, 36, can’t thank the donor enough for giving her and husband Peter a healthy, happy child – so much so, she has been inspired to give the gift of life, her healthy eggs, to childless couples.

Canada – World first in the medical field: childbirth from a natural-cycle egg donation

April 24, 2007
MONTREAL, April 5 /CNW Telbec 

The OVO Fertility Clinic announced today that it has achieved a world first with the birth of a baby from a
natural-cycle egg donation. The 41-year-old mother, who was born without ovaries, had in vitro fertilization performed in the laboratory after receiving the donated egg in a natural cycle.

Canada – Mother’s frozen eggs might mean daughter giving birth to sister

April 19, 2007

Charlie Fidelman, The Gazette

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2007

In what is considered a world first, Melanie Boivin has donated her eggs to her daughter who is sterile because of a genetic condition called Turner’s syndrome…

US – Nation’s First Frozen Egg and Frozen Sperm Baby Healthy and Happy at 18 Months

April 18, 2007

Orange County-Based Fertility Center Achieves Pregnancies From Both Frozen Eggs and Frozen Sperm

Apr. 17, 2007

Two California women were among the first in the world to conceive children from frozen eggs and frozen sperm. Cadyn Elizabeth was born on October 6, 2005 after utilizing frozen eggs and frozen sperm from West Coast Fertility Centers based in Fountain Valley, California…

UK – Dozens of replies to egg donor ad

April 18, 2007

BBC  20 March 2007, 10:27 GMT

A childless couple who are advertising on London buses for an egg donor have received more than 60 responses to their poster appeal…

Hello world!

April 17, 2007

This is the first post for this blog directory specializing in egg donation. Here you will find weblinks, a comprehensive blogroll and news stories from around the World.

If you have a blog or information page from the perspective of an egg donor, either in the UK or overseas, altruistic, sharing or otherwise please mail me at eggs@kerispring.co.uk with you web address and some basic information. I will have a read through your page and look at adding you to the directory.

Many thanks   K x