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Donor eggs on NHS - how long did you have to wait?

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PegPeg Tue 17-Nov-15 15:33:28

Has anyone here had NHS funding to receive donor eggs? I am told the waiting list is 'very long'. It would be good to get a better idea of what that means!

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Maurice169 Wed 18-Nov-15 15:42:44

Hi Peg
We were told the wait is 1-2 years.
Because of my age we didn't want to wait that long. We ended going to Barcelona, they found us a donor in 5 weeks. I'm now 26 weeks pregnant?!. Good luck!

PegPeg Thu 19-Nov-15 19:41:32

Congratulations Maurice169, I'm pleased to hear that! Had a meeting today, turns out that in my catchment area, the wait for donor eggs isn't that long at all - could be as little as three months! Guess I'm lucky to live where I do. But actually, we may have found an egg donor already (known donor). Things aren't looking quite so bleak now smile

Maurice169 Fri 20-Nov-15 16:09:55

Great news PegPeg!
Hope it all goes well.

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