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World IVF Day 2024: Celebrating Embryologist Day Worldwide!

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July 25th is World IVF Day, giving us the opportunity to honor the incredible work of embryologists past and present. In this blog, we share a timeline of breakthroughs in IVF which made it possible for us to do what we do today!

Egg Donation Explained: Nonidentified, Identified, Open ID

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Deciding on the right type of egg donation — whether Nonidentified, Identified, or Open ID — depends on your personal preferences and comfort level with transparency and contact. Here’s a closer look to help you make an informed decision.

How to Prepare for IVF With Donor Eggs: A Personal Guide

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Find our 5 tips for preparing to receive donor eggs. From mindset to nutrition, these tips will help your DEIVF journey be as smooth and successful as possible.

7 Potential Disadvantages of Using Donor Eggs to Consider

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Just like most things in life, using donor eggs comes with its own set of pros and cons. In this blog, we explore 10 considerations – including physical, emotional, and financial aspects - to ensure that you’re fully informed and prepared before beginning the donor egg IVF process.

What I've Learned From Choosing an Egg Donor 3 Times

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Advice from an experienced mother via donor eggs who has done this once or twice (or three times!) "It’s totally normal to want to find a resemblance of yourself in the donor, just don’t obsess over it..."

5 Tips for Having Meaningful Conversations About Infertility

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June is World Infertility Awareness Month! To help you navigate how to talk about infertility, we’re here to share a few tips to transform potentially uncomfortable moments into meaningful interactions — whether or not you choose to disclose your personal journey.

New Studies Show Frozen Donor Egg Success On Par With Fresh!

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Recent studies are showing that frozen donor egg success rates are now comparable to fresh donor eggs!

Mother Via Donor Eggs Shares Her Pregnancy Experiences

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*VIDEO* "Using donor eggs to get pregnant isn’t something you can really understand until you have gone through it. I went from feeling like the most unlucky person in the world to the absolute luckiest."

My Personal Journey Finding Peace With Donor Eggs

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"Before getting pregnant, I knew I had to change my perspective if I was going to be able to accept using donor eggs."

Fresh vs. Frozen Donor Eggs: 5 Important Factors to Compare

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Fresh vs. frozen donor eggs - success rates, cost, amount of eggs received, timeline, cycle completion. We cover all the bases to help you make the best choice!

Find Your Tribe: Join a Donor Egg Support Group

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In this blog, we explore donor egg support groups and other resources to provide guidance and community on your donor conception journey.

My Experience Bonding With My Donor Egg Baby

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As a well-known advocate in the industry and mother via donor eggs herself, Victoria brings a special perspective to the table and helps parents navigate their unique journey using donor eggs.

Epigenetics: Donor Egg Mother's Influence Starts in the Womb

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Studies of epigenetics tell us that environmental factors from the birth mother’s body modify the gene expression, or what the gene does. Learn more about this fascinating concept in this blog and video post!

What Are My Options for Unused Embryos After IVF?

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If you're undecided on what to do with leftover embryos after IVF, you're not alone. Studies show that roughly 40% of patients are unsure of what to do with leftover embryos after IVF. It can be an overwhelming and emotional decision to make...

A Heartfelt Letter to Every DEIVF Mama-To-Be

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In this blog post, a DEIVF mother shares a heartfelt letter to new or soon-to-be mothers via donor egg. "Our bond is like nothing I could have ever imagined..."

Finding Hope: Endometriosis, Infertility and Donor Egg IVF

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Endometriosis is more common than you may think – affecting approximately 1 in 10 women of reproductive age, which is about 190 million women globally. By bringing more attention to endometriosis, we aim to foster a more empathetic environment where these women feel seen, validated, and supported.

Will My Donor Egg Baby Look Like Me? My Personal Experience

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"Without her having my DNA, I still see so many parts of myself in her..." "Many things are biologically imprinted on your baby’s fetus during the development of his/her gene expression while in your womb.."

Victoria’s Successful Journey to Baby #2

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In this frozen donor egg success story testimonial, a special mother shares her experience with the Donor Nexus Egg Bank.

2023 Wrapped: Our Year In Review

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As we reflect on 2023, we are filled with gratitude for our intended parents, donors, surrogates, and clinic partners who have all played a role in making this year so special.

Navigating Donor Conception: Understanding Privacy vs. Secrecy

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Deciding what to share with others can be a delicate balancing act between privacy and secrecy. In this blog, we share some tips for finding a balance that works for you.

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