Will Insurance Cover My Donor Egg & Fertility Treatments?

infertility health insurance

Health insurance in the US can be tricky to navigate, especially when it comes to treatments that are often considered “non-essential” by health insurance providers. Unfortunately, most health insurance providers do not cover the vast majority of infertility tests, drugs, and treatments, including egg donation. This can be a major source of stress for couples that are trying to grow their families through IVF treatments or assisted pregnancy. We’re here to give you some helpful info about how to figure out what is (or isn’t) covered by your plan and how to get the coverage you need.


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Who Needs An Egg Donor Anyway?

Couple who might use egg donor for assisted pregnancy

There is a common misconception that donor eggs are only useful to a small demographic of people that are trying to conceive. Many people think that gay couples or women over 45 are the only people that use donor eggs during the IVF process. As one of the world’s top egg donation clinics, we’ve seen that there are many reasons one might use a donor egg to make their parenting dreams a reality. 

Donor eggs can be a great solution for assisted pregnancy for all types of couples and individuals. At Bright Expectations, we’ve helped many different kinds of people achieve their parenting dreams. Here are some common situations where a donor egg was the right choice for assisted pregnancy:

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In Depth: Egg Donor Matching Process

egg donation matching process

If you are considering donating your eggs, you may want to know a little more about the process of being matched with prospective parents.

Much care is taken to respect your privacy and needs as well as create the right environment for interested parties to find your information. People seek egg donors for a variety of reasons, but there are commonalities among those who are looking for a donor. Also, the matching process tends to be similar across agencies.

Here’s a rundown of the matching process plus a little about why egg donors are needed.

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Future Fertility: If I Donate My Eggs, Can I Still Have Kids?

fertility after egg donation

Helping a family by donating eggs might get you thinking about the day when you start to create your own family. Chances are you don’t want a baby yourself right now, but someday you probably want to be a mom. Women who are thinking about donating sometimes worry that being so generous now could affect their own ability to have kids later. Here’s the short answer: it won’t. Whew!

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