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You’ve read the medical advice, but what’s it really like? Find out everything you need to know - from lifestyle to scientific research, doctors to patients - and how they can help you.

Egg donation and the 'Making the Child Mine' process

A new study investigates the experiences of 85 mothers who used egg donation. Through interviews, it explores how these mums handle the mother–infant relationship in the early months.

Blog Using Donor Eggs

New UK law allows young people born via Egg Donation to discover donor identities

Blog Donating Eggs

London Egg Bank: 10 years of pioneering progress

Mapping the Surge in Egg Donation and Egg Freezing in the UK

Blog Donating Eggs Egg Freezing Using Donor Eggs Fertility

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Patient Stories

Whatever you’re facing, there will be many other people who have gone through a similar experience. Read our inspirational patient stories from people we’ve helped through many different stages of their fertility treatment. *Photos and names changed to protect patients' identities.

Barbara’S Story

Barbara’s Story

"I would tell our donor if I could, that she has transformed a world filled with "no's," "abnormal," and "unfortunately" into a world abundant with "yes," "normal," and "heartbeat."

Patient Story Using Donor Eggs

Family With Two Sons

Jane’s Story

"The team provided us with gentle guiding support throughout the process. They allowed us to take things at our own pace and met us several times to talk things through."

Patient Story Using Donor Eggs

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Richard and Emma’s Story

"Finding a clinic with caring nurses and doctors who instantly put you at ease can make the stressful and demanding journey more relaxing and reassuring."

Patient Story Using Donor Eggs

Mila’S Egg Donor Story

Mila’s Story

Meeting her now-boyfriend, who was adopted due to his mother's infertility, inspired Mila to want to help families facing similar struggles.

Patient Story Donating Eggs

Ova logo News

A new collaborative platform between London Egg Bank and London Women’s Clinic, OVA provides tailored information on the latest trends and developments from leading fertility experts, and a wide range of patient stories.

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Using Donor Eggs Cta

2023 | Ova Blogs

London Women's Clinic Expansion

London Women's Clinic is poised to provide fertility care to NHS and self-funding patients throughout Kent and Sussex.

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Surrogacy Legislation
Using Donor Eggs Cta

2023 | Ova Blogs

UK Legislation on Surrogacy

Proposals set out to upgrade UK legislation on surrogacy - to the benefit of the child, the surrogate mother, and the intended parents

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Donating Eggs Cta

2021 | Ova Blogs

Donating Eggs Ova Blog

View more news & donor stories on OVA for Donating Eggs.

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