There are 3 types of egg donation: Known, Semi-Known and Anonymous. Today, intended parents may choose 'Known Donation' and have relationships with their egg donors.
With Known Donation, Intended parents and the egg donor learn each other's names and have the opportunity to get to know each other. Circle believes knowing where he/she came from is important for a child's sense of identity. In addition, known egg donation allows you and your children to remain updated about the your egg donor's medical history as it changes over time.
Parents and egg donors can also choose between two other types of egg donation:
• Semi-Known Donation in which a limited amount of information is exchanged
• Anonymous donation in which there is no open contact or communication between parents and the donor.
For egg donation in Massachusetts, you may choose whichever egg donation type with which you're most comfortable. And, more importantly, we'll be sure to help you find a donor who is interested in the same level of communication that you are.