Once a person agrees to donate her eggs, it is
crucial that she honours her commitment as so much happens after this
Emotionally, another person starts to think about
this specific individual and invests hope that this unique person with
these physical traits will help her. Possibly the recipient has looked
all over the world and felt a wave of relief and excitement of finding a
person who resonates with her, a person whose genes most match hers.
hearing of the egg donor's agreement to proceed, the recipient
finalises with the clinic, pay their fees and settles any transport
requirements the donor has requested upfront. So the financial
investment also starts.
It becomes a whole world for the
recipient. The decison to proceed on an egg donation program is huge
and requires the recipient to be at complete peace in not conciving with
their own genes. Leave is taken to be available at the clinic, houses
are mortgaged and lives are changed after they know this process is
going to start.
So donors are encouraged and urged to take this
commitment seriously and understand the deeper dynamics involved and to
honour their obligation. This gives the recipient the chance of hope
and peace that the process has the best opportunity of a success.