Donor Embryo Success Rates: An Overview

One of the first questions that comes to mind for patients considering using donated embryos is, “what are my chances of success?” It’s important to have realistic and informed expectations when deciding whether embryo donation is the right choice for you. In this blog, we provide an overview of donor embryo success rates at Donor Nexus compared to national averages. Please note these are the same as embryo adoption success rates. 

Nationally, Donor Embryo Success Rates Average at 44%

Below, we have listed the latest statistics available from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). Please note that the most recent year with finalized results is 2019. We have also included SART’s preliminary data from 2020 for reference.

Center for Disease Control (CDC) 

  • 2019 Assisted Reproductive Technology Fertility Clinic and National Summary Report – Live Birth Rates – Donated Embryos: 44.4% (Click here to view full report)

Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) 

Embryo Donation Success Rates at Donor Nexus

Donor embryo success rates for embryo donation or embryo adoption. Donor Nexus embryo transfers are performed at HRC Fertility in Southern California. Our success rates are as follows:

  • Positive Pregnancy: 69.5%
  • On-Going Pregnancy Rate: 49.0%
The national average donor embryo success rate is 44%, and the donor embryo success rate at Donor Nexus is 49%. 

Making Informed Decisions

Ultimately, it’s impossible to accurately predict what your chances of success are given your specific circumstances. However, we hope this information is helpful in providing you with a deeper look at donor embryo success rates.

At Donor Nexus, we aim to help all prospective patients (intended parents) know what to expect and feel informed by providing transparent and easy to understand information. If you have any additional questions, our team is here to help. Additionally, we have resources available throughout our website to help you in your family building journey.

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