Will I be able to donate if I smoke or vape?

Ingesting tobacco or nicotine, even if it’s just on an occasional basis, can impact the quality of eggs and the egg donation cycle. Therefore, applicants who smoke are not eligible to donate. To learn more about the impact of smoking on fertility, click here.

In the future, if you go nicotine-free for several months and can commit to staying nicotine-free for the duration of the program (around another 4-7 months), then we encourage you to reapply. Be advised we will administer nicotine drug testing to verify answers.