Donor Nexus Blog

for Egg Donors


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


What is a Genetic Consult for Egg Donors?

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During your genetic consultation, a genetic counselor will review your personal and family medical history. Learn more!

What Is a Psychological Evaluation?

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Egg donors undergo a psychological evaluation which consists of an interview and a personality assessment. Learn more!

What Are Egg Donor Legal Agreements?

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As part of the egg donation process, egg donors will consult with an attorney to ensure they understand their rights and responsibilities as an egg donor. Learn more!

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.

Egg Donation Eligibility Q&As

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In this video, we answer some of the most common questions that we receive regarding egg donation eligibility. 

Egg Donor Age Limits: What You Should Know

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How old do you have to be to donate eggs? What is the egg donor age limit? Learn all about the age requirements in this blog post!

Egg Donation Medications: Q&A Video

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What are the egg donation medications that I will be taking and what do they do? In this video, a Donor Nexus Egg Donor Case Manager explains all medications.

Do's and Don'ts While on IVF Medication (For Egg Donors)

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In this video, we share some do's and don'ts while on egg donor medications.

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?

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

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.

What Your AMH Levels Mean (for Egg Donors)

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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)

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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?

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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)

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"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)

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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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