+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 12
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    8
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0

    Default Possible to waive 9 month cooling off period with a known family member donating?

    Hi everyone,

    I have heard that you have a family member that has said they will donate eggs for you, you may be able to have the 9 month cooling off period waived - has anyone ever experienced this please?

    Thank you
    Smirfy

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,546
    Thanks
    3,469
    Thanked
    3,752
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Possible to waive 9 month cooling off period with a known family member donat...

    I've never experienced a waiting period. Just counselling. I donated to my sister.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Wise Enough For This Useful Post:

    Smirfy  (12-07-2016)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,546
    Thanks
    3,469
    Thanked
    3,752
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    There's a quarantine period with sperm though

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    8
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Wise Enough View Post
    I've never experienced a waiting period. Just counselling. I donated to my sister.
    Thank you Wise Enough - may I ask which state you are in please? We are in WA.

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,546
    Thanks
    3,469
    Thanked
    3,752
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I am one one 3 girls, the 1st sister needed eggs and the 2nd sister donated through qfg in Brisbane. For the second child I donated through Monash in Melbourne.

    Good luck!

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to Wise Enough For This Useful Post:

    Smirfy  (12-07-2016)

  8. #6
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    8
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Wise Enough View Post
    I am one one 3 girls, the 1st sister needed eggs and the 2nd sister donated through qfg in Brisbane. For the second child I donated through Monash in Melbourne.

    Good luck!
    You're an amazing person for doing that!
    My sister has very generously offered to the same for us, but the clinic we used for our ivf will not waive the 9 month cooling off The websites for the other clinics in WA also say that for known donors there is the 30 + 180 day cooling off.

  9. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,546
    Thanks
    3,469
    Thanked
    3,752
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    That sucks!

  10. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    193
    Thanks
    30
    Thanked
    93
    Reviews
    0
    WA is the toughest on cooling off times. Have you considered travelling? Most appointments can be done via Skype and all scans and bloods can be done locally so the travel is minimal. I'm a donor and have found Genea Kent St. Sydney or Monash Melbourne to be pretty efficient.

  11. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to spotsmum For This Useful Post:

    Smirfy  (13-07-2016),Wise Enough  (13-07-2016)

  12. #9
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    8
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by spotsmum View Post
    WA is the toughest on cooling off times. Have you considered travelling? Most appointments can be done via Skype and all scans and bloods can be done locally so the travel is minimal. I'm a donor and have found Genea Kent St. Sydney or Monash Melbourne to be pretty efficient.
    Thanks Spotsmum - we are looking at that - my sister is in SA, so am trying to find out more about their rules there. Will definitely keep Monash Melbourne in mind though x

  13. #10
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    193
    Thanks
    30
    Thanked
    93
    Reviews
    0
    SA is the second most difficult unfortunately! But you will figure out what works for you. Best of luck x search for the egg donation Australia facebook page if you need more info

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to spotsmum For This Useful Post:

    Smirfy  (13-07-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Any PHI without 12 month waiting period?
    By Nessa77 in forum Private Health Insurance Discussion
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 19-11-2015, 13:50
  2. Donating MCNs
    By gumnut babies in forum Cloth Nappy Discussion Area
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 14-11-2015, 17:48
  3. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 14-07-2015, 15:31

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
SportsMed SubiacoSportsMed Subiaco's experienced physiotherapists offer a variety of exercise options for pregnant women and new mothers ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Amazing August TTCConception & Fertility General Chat
Implantation sensationConception & Fertility General Chat
What size is your bedGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
I am... #20General Chat
Help! Jury duty in WAGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Parenting styles/discussion with DHGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Troubles with Maxolon!Morning Sickness
Stroller for travelProduct Recommendations & Questions
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›