March 12, 1999
Infertile Couple Offers $50,000 for 'Top-Drawer' Egg Donor
Wanted: 5'10" dream girl, with SAT scores above 1,400, to donate eggs. Compensation: a cool $50,000.
That was the gist of an advertisement taken out last week by an anonymous couple in campus newspapers at such elite institutions as Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford Universities. The payment is about 10 times the amount offered to egg donors by national fertility registries.
More than 200 women had