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for Egg Donors


Diving into all things egg donation to empower and support potential and current egg donors


5 Ways to Make Bloating Go Away After Egg Retrieval

Egg Donor Resources

Bloating is a common side effect of egg donation. Whether you are in the midst of a cycle, or just completed an egg retrieval, we are here to share some tips to help relieve the bloating.

If I Donate Eggs, Is the Child Biologically Mine?

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As you consider the impact of your decision to donate eggs, it's natural to wonder about the biological connection between you and the child(ren) born from your donated eggs. Learn all about it in this blog!

Frozen Egg Banking vs. One-on-One Cycle

Egg Donor Resources Videos

In this video, we explain the difference between participating in a Frozen Egg Banking Cycle compared to a One-on-One Cycle for egg donors.

7 Ways to Prioritize Your Health & Wellbeing

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It's National Women's Health Week! This is the perfect opportunity to slow down and focus on your health and wellbeing. To help you get started, we're sharing 7 tips to live your healthiest, happiest life.

6 Common Egg Donation Disqualifiers for Donors

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Egg donation is a highly regulated process and not all women who wish to be egg donors are eligible to do so. In this blog, we explore 6 of the most common disqualifications for egg donors.

Egg Donor Age Limits: What You Should Know

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In this blog, we discuss how old you have to be to donate eggs, explain egg donor age limits, and explore the correlation between age and egg quality. 

What is an Outside Monitoring Clinic?

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In this video, we explain to potential egg donors what it means when you hear "outside monitoring clinic".

What is a Recessive Gene?

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In this video, we explain recessive genes using the Punnett Square.

What is Genetic Compatibility?

Egg Donor Resources

Part of the fertility clinic’s pre-screening is to confirm that you are genetically compatible with the sperm provider.

Egg Retrieval Procedure: What to Expect

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In this video, an egg donor shares insights about what the egg retrieval procedure is like.

A Day in the Life of an Egg Donor (Video Series)

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In this "Day in the Life" video series, an egg donor takes you through a step-by-step process of donating eggs with Donor Nexus.

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

Egg Donor Resources

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

What Your AMH Levels Mean (for Egg Donors)

Egg Donor Resources

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.

Can You Donate Eggs While on Birth Control?

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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. 

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

Egg Donor Stories

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!

Can You Donate Eggs With an IUD?

Egg Donor Resources

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!

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

Videos Egg Donor Stories

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?

Egg Donor Resources

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.

Why I Decided to Be an Egg Donor (VIDEO)

Videos Egg Donor Stories

"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)

Egg Donor Stories

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

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