Shared Hope IVF Program

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Reduce the cost of IVF by donating your eggs

Share the hope of having a family with another woman or couple. Receive a discount on your IVF treatment by donating some of your eggs through Donor Egg Bank USA. Participate in one of three ways.

1. Receive First

The Receive First option is the most inexpensive IVF program offered within the state of Arizona. Contact us online or call (602) 351-5327 to get started.
  • Cost: $1,500

  • Patient gets the first six mature eggs available

  • Donor Egg Bank USA gets all other eggs

    Conditions:

    • Must meet ARMS egg donor criteria
    • Must be accepted into the Donor Egg Bank USA program
    • Must complete and pass all screening to be an egg donor
  •  Included:

    • All treatment services provided by ARMS up to and including the egg retrieval
    • ICSI
    • Culture through to blastocyst
    • Cryopreservation of embryos
    • Storage for six months
    • All treatment services provided by ARMS for the first frozen embryo transfer
    • Mental health screening
  • Not included:

    • All diagnostic tests prior to treatment
    • All obstetrical visits after becoming pregnant including obstetrical ultrasounds
    • Anesthesia for IVF procedures
    • Storage of eggs, embryos or sperm longer than six months
    • PGS/PGD testing (paid directly to the genetics lab)
    • All medications

2. Donate First

  • Cost: $4,800

  • Donor Egg Bank USA gets the first six mature eggs available

  • Patient gets all other eggs

  •  Conditions:

    • Must meet ARMS egg donor criteria
    • Must be accepted into the Donor Egg Bank USA program
    • Must complete and pass all screening to be an egg donor
  •  Included:

    • All treatment services provided by ARMS through to the egg retrieval
    • ICSI
    • Culture through to blastocyst
    • Cryopreservation of embryos
    • Storage for six months
    • All treatment services provided by ARMS for the first frozen embryo transfer
    • Mental health screening
  • Not included:

    • All diagnostic tests prior to treatment
    • All obstetrical visits after becoming pregnant including obstetrical ultrasounds
    • Anesthesia for IVF procedures
    • Storage of eggs, embryos or sperm longer than six months
    • PGS/PGD testing (paid directly to the genetics lab)
    • All medications

3. IVF Now, Donate Later

  • Cost: $6,000 up front

  • Patient gets use of the first six mature eggs

    • All other eggs are frozen and allocated into lots based on the grouping criteria of Donor Egg Bank USA and held for the patient’s future use if not pregnant
      • If the patient conceives and the pregnancy makes it to a live birth, then the rest of the eggs are released to Donor Egg Bank USA
    • If the patient does not have a live birth with the first six eggs, the patient may undergo another cycle using an egg lot, if available, for a cost of $4,500
      • If the patient conceives and the pregnancy makes it to a live birth, then the rest of the eggs are released to Donor Egg Bank USA
      • If the patient does not conceive, she may repeat again, as above, until all of the egg lots are used or the patient has a live birth
  • Conditions:

    • Must meet ARMS egg donor criteria
    • Must be accepted into the Donor Egg Bank USA program
    • Must complete and pass all screening to be an egg donor
  •  Included:

    • All treatment services provided by ARMS through to the egg retrieval
    • ICSI
    • Culture through to blastocyst
    • Cryopreservation of embryos
    • Storage for six months
    • All treatment services provided by ARMS for the first frozen embryo transfer
    • Mental health screening
  • Not included:

    • All diagnostic tests prior to treatment
    • All obstetrical visits after becoming pregnant including obstetrical ultrasounds
    • Anesthesia for IVF procedures
    • Storage of eggs, embryos or sperm longer than six months
    • PGS/PGD testing (paid directly to the genetics lab)
    • All medications

Screening criteria to be an egg donor:

Donor criteria:

  • Age
    • Tubal ligation patients
      • Age 21 to 32 inclusive
    • All others
      • Age 21 to 28 inclusive
  • BMI: 18 – 28
  • Height: 4’11” – 6’2″
  • Non-smoking
  • Infertility diagnosis (any one or combination)
    • Chronic anovulation
    • Clear male-factor infertility
    • Clear tubal factor infertility

Ovarian reserve testing:

  • AMH greater than or equal to 3.0
    • Repeat annually if no cycle was completed in prior 12 months
  • AFC greater than or equal to 24
  • FSH < 9.0 (Day 2, 3 or 4) with E2 < 75

Drug screening:

  • Amphetamine
  • Barbiturate
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cannabinoid
  • Cocaine (metabolite)
  • Opiates (which include codeine and morphine only)
  • Phencyclidine

Pap smear (according to ACOG guidelines)

Infectious disease testing (according to FDA regulations)

Genetic history assessment:

Counsyl testing using required panel. Cannot have any of the following disorders:

  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • Fragile X (blood)

Psychological Testing:

  • MMPI
  • PAI (as needed)
  • Counseling visit with a psychologist or social worker