Donor Nexus Blog

for Intended Parents


A collection of resources, research, and personal stories to empower you with knowledge and hope on your journey


Our Donor Embryo Success Rates for the First Half of 2020

Intended Parent Resources

The first half of 2020 has been such a challenging time for so many of us. With many fertility clinics closing and patients being unable to start medications, there has been a lot of uncertainty for patients seeking treatment.

Does Egg Donor Blood Type Matter?

Intended Parent Resources

The egg donor’s blood type does not impact the IVF cycle or the health of the child. However, there are circumstances in which the blood type is important. Learn more!

NIAW: National Infertility Awareness Week 2020

Intended Parent Resources

As an avid supporter of RESOLVE, Donor Nexus is proud to participate in the #ChangeTheConversation campaign and do our part to spread awareness, advocacy, and compassion regarding infertility.

Baby Announcement: Twin Girls Born Via Embryo Donation!

Embryo Donation Intended Parent Stories

Congratulations to this Intended Parent who recently had twins using donor embryos IVF!

Finding Hope After Failed IVF: Sandy's Journey to Parenthood

Donor Eggs Intended Parent Stories

"My experience with everyone at HRC and Donor Nexus was amazing. I could not have asked for a better team of people to work with. I miss all them dearly and would highly recommend them to anyone looking to start their journey into motherhood."

Information for Pregnant Patients Regarding COVID-19

Intended Parent Resources

Original Post: March 20th, 2020. For updated information regarding the COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy/fertility, visit:

From Cancer Survivor to New Mom: Mary's Inspiring Story

Intended Parent Stories

"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

Intended Parent Resources

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

Misconceptions of Fertility

Intended Parent Resources

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.

Why Do Out of Town Donors Cost More?

Intended Parent Resources

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.

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 Featured on the "Delivering Miracles" Podcast

Intended Parent Resources

Dr. Potter from HRC Fertility gives a shout-out to Donor Nexus, so take a listen and let us know what you think

Connecting Hearts: Facilitating Donor-Parent Meetings

Intended Parent Stories

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!

The Surrogacy Process: Step-By-Step

Intended Parent Resources

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

Intended Parent Resources

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”.

"The Story of a Frozen Princess"

Intended Parent Stories

Our amazing intended parents David and Cori share their beautiful journey using a donor embryo to start their family.

Why a Proven Egg Donor Backed Out of a Cycle

Donor Eggs Intended Parent Resources

Sometimes, proven egg donors may back out of a cycle for various reasons. Read about a similar situation in this blog post.

The Questions to Ask Before You Choose an Egg Donor Agency

Intended Parent Resources

It is important to ensure you are armed with the knowledge and understanding of the process in its entirety before committing to a specific donor or agency. Below is a brief list of questions that will help reduce risk and increase the likelihood of success.

A Perfect Pair: The Recap of a Donor and Intended Parent Meeting

Donor Eggs

We are always excited to facilitate a meeting between Intended Parents and their chosen Egg Donors if both parties agree. Read about a recent meeting here!

Donor Nexus Partners With Family Equality

Intended Parent Resources

Donor Nexus has been welcoming and offering family-building solutions to LGBTQ+ community members since our establishment in 2012. Now, we are excited to announce our partnership with Family Equality, an organization that is fighting to protect and support LGBTQ+ families.

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