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Donor Nexus Interview with Cryoport®

Our Program Director, Lucy, was recently interviewed by the team at Cryoport® for a feature on their blog! We are honored to share the interview with you to provide some insights into Donor Nexus, the donor industry, and our valuable partnership with Cryoport®.

Donor Conception Day Instagram LIVE: Wednesday, April 27th

What is it like to be an egg donor? How do children feel about being conceived using donor eggs? In honor of Donor Conception Awarenes Day, one of our very own egg donors will be going LIVE on our Instagram to chat about both sides of egg donation. Don't miss it!

If I Donate My Eggs, Can I Still Have Babies?

If you’ve considered becoming an egg donor, you’ve likely been curious about whether donating your eggs will affect your future fertility. It’s an important question to ask! Even if you’re not ready to have children of your own now, you should still feel confident that the door will be open if and w

It's National Infertility Awareness Week!

Mark your calendars, National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW 2022) is the week of April 24th-30th. At Donor Nexus, we are passionate about NIAW because it gives us an opportunity to recognize, honor, and fight for people who are fighting to have a family. We have shared some resources below to hel

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

Did you know that endometriosis affects approximately 1 in 10 women of reproductive age? In this blog, we explore the correlation between endometriosis, infertility and egg quality.

5 Things to Know About Embryo Donation

Embryo donation allows patients to use donated embryos during their IVF treatment in hopes of achieving a pregnancy. In this blog, we’re going to share 5 things you should know about embryo donation!

Birth Control Before IVF? Find Out Why!

IVF birth control protocols are commonly recommended by doctors, but why? In this blog, we dive into when to start, how long you are on birth control, and more.

Can You Donate Eggs While on Birth Control?

Can you donate eggs while on birth control? The short answer is that it depends on which form of birth control you are on. In this blog, we’ll outline what to expect depending on which method of birth control you are using or have used. 

Will I Love My Donor Egg Baby? A Letter to Intended Parents

In this post, DEIVF mother Victoria shares a response for intended parents who may have fears about bonding with their baby or have wondered, “will I love my donor egg baby?” We hope her experience and insights brings you joy and hope for what’s to come.

When Using Donor Eggs, Will My Baby Look Like Me?

In this blog, DEIVF mama Victoria addresses this common fear which she has also experienced and overcome. In addition to her invaluable insights, Victoria also shares a wealth of knowledge about the science of epigenetics and how mothers using donor eggs influence the development of their baby.

Can You Donate Eggs With an IUD?

You can donate eggs with an IUD. However, if your IUD is hormonal, it may need to be removed once you have been chosen as an egg donor. Learn more in this blog post!

Why Become an Egg Donor? 3 Reasons Shared by Previous Donors

Why become an egg donor? Well, we asked some of our amazing previous egg donors and compiled their reasons to be an egg donor in this post!

"To Make A Miracle" My Egg Donation Experience (Video)

In this special egg donor experience Q&A video, our Case Manager Lauren sits down with an egg donor who is currently in her second egg donation cycle. Since this lovely donor was conceived via donor eggs herself, she feels an immense connection to egg donation and passionately shares her purpose.

Can You Donate Eggs After Having a Baby?

At Donor Nexus, several of our egg donors have children of their own and choose to donate eggs to help other women and families experience the same joy they have experienced from parenthood.

What Are The Benefits of Working With an Egg Donor Agency?

When you have the support and knowledge of an egg donor agency, their insight can make your fertility journey smoother. You have both an advocate and an experienced advisor on what matters need to be handled - from medical to legal, plus, they can help you get the answers you need.

4 Tips on Choosing an Egg Donor From A Mother Via Donor Eggs

Choosing an egg donor is not an easy process. I’ve personally been through the egg donation selection process multiple times now, with multiple different agencies and egg banks. It can be exciting and equally overwhelming. I’m sharing some of the lessons I learned in this post!

Donor Nexus Honors Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October recognizes Pregnancy and Infant Loss. If someone you know or yourself have experienced the loss of a child to stillbirth, miscarriage, SIDS, please join Donor Nexus in raising awareness around pregnancy loss. 

Comparing Fresh vs. Frozen Donor Eggs for IVF

Originally the only option available, using fresh donor eggs is still a popular option today. However, using frozen donor eggs has also been growing in popularity over the past decade due to advancements in egg freezing technology. We compare both options to help you make an informed decision.

Grief and Infertility: Coping with Egg Donation

In this blog & video, mother via donor egg IVF shares her infertility grief process and coping strategies to help others cope with infertility and donor eggs.

Epigenetics: Using Donor Eggs or Donor Embryos

In this blog, we will give a quick explanation of what exactly epigenetics is, and the incredible connections it establishes between a donor egg or donor embryo recipient mother and her unborn child.

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