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Egg Donor Age Limits: What You Should Know

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 a Recessive Gene?

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

Egg Retrieval Procedure: What to Expect

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

What is an Outside Monitoring Clinic?

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

What is Genetic Compatibility?

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

Frozen Egg Banking vs. One-on-One Cycle (For Egg Donors)

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.

Egg Donor Journey (Video Series)

Follow along on a step-by-step journey of being an egg donor with Donor Nexus.

5 Ways to Make Bloating Go Away After Egg Retrieval

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 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)

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.

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