Donor Nexus Blog

Embryo Donation vs. Adoption

Although embryo adoption is sometimes used interchangeably for embryo donation, they do not mean the same thing. There are important differences to note between embryo adoption agencies and embryo donation agencies, which we explain in this post.

Mary's Journey to Parenthood

"I always wanted to be a Mother since I was a little girl....On October 2nd 2019 my beautiful, incredible, adorable son came into the world and God truly Blessed my family that day. Jaxon has completed me. There is no longer an emptiness within my soul."

6 Tips for Emotionally Dealing with Infertility

We understand the feelings of loss and grief you may be experiencing, and we hope these simple reminders will help bring you some comfort.

4 Tips for Navigating Holidays and Infertility

Coping with infertility during the holidays is hard. In this blog, we share some insights on dealing with those inevitable insensitive questions.

Choosing A Premier Egg Donor

Did you know that Donor Nexus offers a Premier Egg Donor Program? This program is an excellent option for intended parents who are seeking an egg donor with specific desirable traits or characteristics. 

Finding Common Ground: A Recap of an Intended Parent and Egg Donor Meeting

Our recent intended parent-egg donor meeting was with a single mother who wanted an anonymous egg donation but also wanted to meet her egg donor in person. She felt a deep connection to the donor and wanted the opportunity to get to know her better in-person.

Physician Spotlight: Dr Daniel Potter “Making the Leap to Donor Eggs”

Dr. Daniel Potter shares his thoughts about when is the right time to start thinking about using donor eggs to start or add to your family.

Why Do Out of Town Donors Cost More?

Although it may cost more, many intended parents choose a non-local donor because it increases their donor pool vastly. When you are limited to only local donors, it limits the number of potential candidates to choose from.

Pen Pals: Letter Exchange Between Recipient and Egg Donor

"I really want you to know how extraordinarily grateful I am to you for giving me this opportunity to live a dream that was born so long ago. I wish you all the happiness in the world and may one day you have a family of your own and feel the love and excitement motherhood brings.”

Finding Hope: A Recap of an Intended Parent and Egg Donor Meeting

"There is a loving mother who has yearned to complete her family for years and now, because of her selfless act, she has hope that it is possible!"

Therapy for Fertility and the Mind

Dealing with fertility challenges can weigh on our emotional wellbeing and put strain on relationships. Fertility treatment with a medical clinic can help increase the chances of conception.

Donor Nexus Shout Out on "Delivering Miracles" Podcast with Dr Parijat Deshpande

One of our favorite doctors, Dr Potter from HRC Fertility Newport Beach, recently talked with Dr. Parijat Deshpande on her podcast “Delivering Miracles”. Episode 18 titled “How a Fertility Specialist Can Help You Get Pregnant with Dr. Daniel Potter” is now live – he gives a shout out to Donor Nexus, so take a listen and let us know what you think! 

https://deliveringmiracles.libsyn.com/website/18-how-a-fertility-specialist-can-help-you-get-pregnant-with-dr-daniel-potter

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Listen Up!: It’s National Infertility Awareness Week!

It is the time to bring awareness to the millions of individuals who suffer from infertility.

The Possible Effects of Banning Anonymous Egg Donation

Analyzing the possible implications of banning anonymous donations.

A Recap of an Open Egg Donation Meeting

We had the privilege of facilitating an in-person meeting between a set of intended parents from Australia and their egg donor. Read all about it here!

"You Should Consider Using Donor Eggs" - Now What?

Finding a starting point can be difficult when you’ve never travelled down this path before. Here are a few things we recommend when you find out you need an egg donor.

Stress Management and Fertility Treatment

​​​​​​​“Relax,” “Take a vacation,” “Don’t worry so much”. These are a few comments infertile couples frequently hear. It may seem like simple advice but when you’ve gone through multiple failed cycles and you’re nearing your break point, the last thing you want to hear is just relax.

Misconceptions of Fertility

If you feel stressed or anxious about your ability to conceive, you are not alone. According to a study by Fertility and Sterility in 2014, 40% of women of all ages were concerned about their fertility.

Surrogacy Spotlight: It's Time Surrogacy Agency

We often have Intended Parents who are also interested in finding out more information on gestational carrier surrogacy. Although we are only a donor egg and embryo agency, we partner with a select few surrogacy agencies that we highly recommend.

All Eggs in One Basket: The Importance of Having a Back-up Plan

As we know, not everything in life is guaranteed. When you make the decision to use an egg donor to conceive, it’s good to have a back-up plan in the event you come across a “bump in the road”.

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