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Egg donor with Major Depressive Disorder
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Egg donor with Major Depressive Disorder

Our questions to you are:


-Do these drugs effect the quality of eggs and eggs may not fertilized or embryo produced is not  normal or baby born will have birth defects?


- what are the chances that baby born  (from egg donated by this donor) has same medical conditions?


We'll appreciate your early response.

Thank
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HI,
Susceptibility to major depression may be related to genetic factors. However it is difficult to predict whether the baby born form donor eggs of a woman with major depression will have the same problem. The quality of embryos in an IVF cycle is properly screened and the a risk of bad quality embryos is eliminated. Consult a genetic counsellor for further advice.
Hope this helps.
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