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Egg Donation

Who might need egg donation?

Egg donation

Q: What is egg donation?
A: The contribution, by a third party, of female gametes for the purpose of assisted reproduction. (Source: Termium Online)

Q: How does an egg donation get arranged?
A: (Usually through fetility clinic)

Q: Are egg donors anonymous?
A: Egg donors can be either anonymous or known to the person(s) contracting for the egg donation.

Q: Is egg donation legal in Canada?
A: Yes, egg donation is legal.

Q: I want to get paid for donating my eggs. How do I arrange this?
A: Paying, offering to pay, or advertising payment for egg donation is illegal in Canada.

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