FAQs

Getting Started

The first step in your process is an easy one—a free phone consult with a SIMPLIFY Program Coordinator. They will answer any questions you have and help you determine if SIMPLIFY Donor Egg Bank is the right program for you. 

 

To schedule your free consult, please email SIMPLIFY@simplifyeggbank.com

Patients with severely abnormal sperm or who require preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) are not candidates to use frozen eggs. 

How does SIMPLIFY select donors for the Donor Egg Bank?

We've created our own Donor Selection and Screening Process designed to provide only the best candidates. You can be sure your donor has met the following qualifications and testing:

 

  • Excellent general health

  • Normal weight range

  • Non-smoker

  • College student or college graduate

  • Background check

 

Genetic Testing

Every donor undergoes Genetic Testing. Currently, all donors are tested using Counsyl/Myriad Women's Health: https://myriadwomenshealth.com/

 

Detailed Medical Screening

A detailed and rigorous screening and testing process ensures the highest quality donor.  The donors chosen for the SIMPLIFY Donor Egg Bank have undergone extensive psychological, genetic and medical testing.

 

Psychological Evaluation

Potential donors attend a counseling session and have a psychological evaluation that includes a personality assessment with a licensed mental health professional as part of the screening process. 

 

Infectious Disease Screening and Labs

Donors have been tested and screened for FDA compliance 

  • Chlamydia

  • Gonorrhea

  • Syphilis

  • HIV 1 and 2 Antibody Screen

  • HIV NAT

  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

  • Hepatitis B Core Total Antibody

  • Hepatitis C Virus Antibody

  • Hepatitis C Virus NAT

  • Zika Virus Zone Screening