Canadian intended parents, who are looking for frozen donor eggs or sperm from abroad may now select them In Europe through First Egg Bank.
First Egg Bank is Belgian egg donor bank with 450 egg and 200 sperm donors who are screened according to Canadian fertility legislation Assisted Human Reproduction Act (AHRA) and EU-Tissue Directive 2004/23/CE, 2006/17/EC and 2006/86/EC.
First Egg Bank offers:
- Batches of 6, 8 and 12 frozen donor eggs.
- Sperm samples in straws and vials.
- Embryo creation.
Egg donor testing
To comply with Canadian fertility legislation, First Egg Bank conducts additional testing for both Chlamydia and Gonorrhea before the procedure of egg retrieval, as well as Cytomegalovirus (CMV). Learn more about full Egg donor testing.
Searching for a donor with First Egg Bank
- Egg donor database: On our website click “Egg Donor search”. You will find the best egg donor match according to the desired phenotypical characteristics such as blood type, height, weight, hair and eye colour, hair type.
- Sperm donor database: On our website click “Sperm Donor search”. After the registration you will get free 7-days access to the whole list of sperm donors with their photos and extended profile information.
Cryoshipping to Canada.
First Egg Bank has own cryoshipping department, which provides safe shipping of frozen donor eggs (oocytes), sperm or embryos from Europe to Canada. Transportation takes place in a special cryoshipper equipped with temperature data logger and is performed under the constant care of our courier during its way to the final destination. You can be sure that donor reproductive cells will arrive at your clinic safely.
If you have any questions or are ready to place an order, please contact our Canadian sales managers: Ms. Uliana Bozhyk (English speaking coordinator) and Mariya Osnovina (French speaking coordinator).