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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

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. 

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 Your AMH Levels Mean (for Egg Donors)

AMH testing is used to help measure your ovarian reserve (remaining egg supply). In this blog, we cover everything egg donors need to know about AMH levels and the AMH blood test which is typically required for new donors.

Why I Decided to be an Egg Donor (VIDEO)

"Parents that embark on on this experience — that go down the road of egg donation — they’re so ready. They are so prepared to love and care for these children..."

Egg Donor Experience by Donor J (VIDEO)

In this video, 8-time egg donor Jenny shares her experience with conceiving shortly after donating eggs. Spoiler alert: baby on the way!

Advice for First-Time Egg Donors (VIDEO)

I have been a donor twice, and one thing I have found that would be a great piece of advice for a first-time egg donor is to follow the diet plan that they give you. Drinking lots of Gatorade, lots of protein, and lots of salt. I have really found that that helps with the recovery process.

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

In this video, an anonymous egg donor shares her experience donating eggs with Donor Nexus. Check it out!

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Donating Eggs

These tips will help you weigh the pros and cons of donating eggs to make the right decision and prepare you for what’s ahead.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor M

"I chose to become an egg donor out of the blue. It wasn’t something that I had planned (or even knew existed truth be told). My roommate did it and I saw how she was able to help someone start a family and it instantly warmed my heart."

Are There Side Effects to Egg Donation?

If you are considering donating your eggs, you are likely wondering if there are any side effects to egg donation. Every body responds differently to the medications. At Donor Nexus, we make sure that all of our egg donors are monitored carefully to ensure minimal to no side effects occur.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor SH

"Fertility, and specifically egg donation, is often a private topic. There are some articles online, but nothing really captures the joys and pains of donating your eggs...Egg donation is an extremely rewarding process, as ultimately you are giving the potential gift of life."

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor A

"I thought, there are so many people out there who are trying so hard to have children, but they just can’t do it on their own. I’m young & healthy, why can’t I help these people?"

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor S

"The entire process was so put together and organized, even when there were bumps in the road Donor Nexus’ staff was able to quickly and efficiently smooth out those bumps so that there was minimal to no stress on my part."

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor B

"Going through the experience was very rewarding to me and made me feel great that I could give someone the chance to have a child and to experience what I do everyday with my children at home."

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor J

"I just received the news that the IP is pregnant. My heart couldn’t feel more full. I’m so happy I made this experience possible for them and would do it again, if given the chance."

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor S

"Egg donation is one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had. It started off with a simple interest. I’ve always loved helping people and thought this would be a great way to do so."

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