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Getting the COVID-19 Vaccination While Pregnant | Donor Nexus™

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Donor Nexus Partners With Family Equality | LGBTQ IVF

Donor Nexus has been welcoming and offering family-building solutions to LGBTQ+ community members since our establishment in 2012. Now, we are excited to announce our partnership with Family Equality, an organization that is fighting to protect and support LGBTQ+ families. As stated on their website, the mission of Family Equality is to “advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and ...

Egg Donor is a Genetic Carrier: What You Need to Know

As you browse through the Donor Nexus egg donor database, you’ve likely come across several profiles that indicate that the egg donor is a genetic carrier of a certain condition. This may sound alarming to intended parents at first, which is why we are here to explain what exactly it means and what you should do if your ideal donor is a carrier. The good news is that with proper screening of the male partner or sperm provider, your child will almost certainly not inherit the genetic ...

Embryo Grading

The grading of an embryo is determined by the embryologist at the time the embryo is frozen. It is a method used to evaluate the quality of the embryo. ...

Our Donor Embryo Success Rates for the First Half of 2020

The first half of 2020 has been such a challenging time for so many of us. With many fertility clinics closing and patients being unable to start medications, there has been a lot of uncertainty for patients seeking treatment. ...

How to Tell Your Child They Are Donor Conceived

The most important point to make when talking to your child about their conception is letting them know how deeply loved and wanted they are. So much so, that an entire team of people came together to bring them into existence and into your family. ...

Does Egg Donor Blood Type Matter?

You’ve narrowed down your egg donor search, finding the perfect egg donor who has all the characteristics you’ve been looking for. Then you realize there are many other aspects to consider, such as the donor’s blood type, and wonder if you need to factor that into your decision-making. Does the egg donor’s blood type matter? Interestingly, the answer is no. The donor blood type does not impact the outcome of the IVF cycle or the health of the child. One less decision for ...

Donor Embryo Costs Associated with Donation and Adoption

Whether you are considering using donor embryos for an embryo adoption cycle or an embryo donation cycle, one of the first questions that comes to mind is, “how much do donor embryos cost?” In this blog, we outline embryo adoption costs compared to embryo donation costs and give an overview of what's included in each. If you have any additional questions, contact us and we will gladly provide you with more information. ...

What Are My Options When Using Donor Embryos?

Anonymous vs. Open Embryo Donation ...

Why I Decided to be an Egg Donor | Egg Donor Experience

In this video, Donor Nexus egg donor 1518 reflects on why she became an egg donor. ...

NIAW: National Infertility Awareness Week 2020

NIAW (National Infertility Awareness Week) is here! Since starting in 1989, the NIAW movement has been hosted by RESOLVE, a non-profit organization dedicated to infertility advocacy and support. As an avid supporter of RESOLVE, Donor Nexus is proud to participate in the #ChangeTheConversation campaign and do our part to spread awareness, advocacy, and compassion regarding infertility.  ...

Baby Announcement: Twin Girls Born Via Embryo Donation!

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Sandy's Journey to Parenthood

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Does Donating Eggs Affect Future Fertility? | Egg Donor Experience by Donor J

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Information for Pregnant Patients Regarding COVID-19

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Advice for First-Time Egg Donors | Egg Donor Experience by Donor D

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Why Did You Become an Egg Donor? | Egg Donor Experience by Donor C

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What Should I Do With Leftover Embryos After IVF?

So, you have leftover embryos after IVF and you’re now feeling the emotional burden of having to decide what to do. You’re not alone. According to a 2005 study, 71% of couples had not decided what they were going to do with their unused frozen embryos after storing them for an average of 4.2 years. ...

Embryo Donation vs. Adoption

Summary: Although embryo adoption is sometimes used interchangeably for embryo donation, they do not mean the same thing. There are important differences to note between embryo adoption agencies and embryo donation agencies, which we explain on this page. At Donor Nexus, we offer embryo donation cycles. If you are seeking embryos available for adoption, we encourage you to learn more about the differences between embryo donation and embryo adoption before choosing which one is right for ...

Mary's Journey to Parenthood

My name is Mary & I am a new Mom of a little boy named Jaxon. He is the best thing that has ever happened to me and everyday I have the pleasure of taking care of him I am reminded how big and powerful God is. Jaxon is absolutely a miracle and living proof that they do happen. ...

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