Why SDFC?

Success Guarantee Packages

Because we believe in our outstanding clinical expertise and pregnancy success statistics, we offer risk sharing, or Success Guarantee, financial plans. We hope that these plans offer you another financial option, while emphasizing our egg donor agency's commitment to shared success in achieving your goal: a baby. For more information, contact SDFC’s financial department.

Click here to see the criteria required for our Success Guarantee Plans

  • The embryo-recipient must be physically and mentally healthy enough to undertake a pregnancy.
  • Using the same combination of ovum, sperm and uterus, the intended parents must have failed less than 3 IVF cycles in their history.
  • The embryo-recipient must have a normal uterus as assessed by a transvaginal ultrasound, have no evidence of Adenomyosis or Stage 3 or greater - - Endometriosis, and either a normal hysterosalpingogram, sonohysterogram or hysteroscopy performed in the preceding 12 months. In previous fertility treatment therapies the embryo recipient must not have demonstrated a poor endometrial response, as demonstrated by a peak endometrial thickness of <8mm and/or an endometrial echo pattern that is not trilaminar to estrogenic stimulation in the proliferative phase of the menstrual cycle.
  • If recipient of embryos as submucosal fibroids, they must be removed. If she has intramural fibroids they must be < 3cm.
  • The recipient of the embryos must not have evidence of hydrosalpinx.
  • The recipient of embryos must have a BMI <30 (to calculate nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm).
  • The egg provider must have a day three FSH< 9.0mIU/ml, estradiol<65 pg/ml and Antral Follicle count of >12 and an AMH >1.5.
  • The man must be capable of producing sperm in his ejaculate, or be willing to go through a procedure to obtain sperm or use a sperm donor. If the sperm provider requires a sperm extraction procedure like TESE/ MESA then donor sperm must be arranged as a back-up option if sperm is not able to be obtained through these procedures. If couple is unwilling to use donor sperm as back-up and there is no sperm found on the TESE/MESA then the SG contract will be void and a one cycle package will be charged and the balance refunded.
  • The lab must be able to use ICSI at their discretion for optimum fertilization.
  • The couple, in consultation with the physicians and embryologist, will determine the number of embryos/blastocysts placed per each transfer. A minimum of two embryos will be replaced. In general, we adhere to the established guidelines published by the American Society of Reproductive - Medicine. The couple must agree to have all embryos transferred, either fresh or thawed, before the cycle is considered complete per the plan.
  • In all previous IVF cycles, using the same ovum and sperm source together there must have been >5 embryos created.
  • Treatment cycles involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) are excluded from this plan.

1A live birth is defined as a child born who lives more than 72 hours post-delivery.