Egg donation or oocyte donation is an altruistic process, in which young women of reproductive age decide to donate their eggs to help those who wish to have a baby to have that experience.
Women are born with a limited number of eggs, about 1 million, which they lose over time, regardless of whether their reproductive health is in optimal condition. By puberty, there are about 350,000 eggs left, and after 35 they begin to plummet until they are completely depleted at menopause.
Egg donation is an opportunity for all women who wish to become mothers, whether they have not yet been able to do so because their egg reserve is insufficient or for some other reason that compromises their ovarian production.
In general, women who require an egg donation usually have one of the following conditions: