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Mother Via Donor Eggs Shares Her Pregnancy Experiences

Donor Eggs Videos Intended Parent Stories

*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."

Egg Retrieval: The Final Phase of Donating Eggs

Egg Donor Resources Videos

In this blog and video, we share what to expect from the egg retrieval procedure at the conclusion of your egg donation cycle.

If I Donate My Eggs, Can I Still Have Babies?

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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

7 Ways I Learned to Cope With Infertility Grief

Donor Eggs Videos Intended Parent Resources

Victoria Nino spent many years coping with infertility and is here to share her lessons on infertility grief. Find tips and support options in this blog post.

Frozen Egg Banking vs. One-on-One Cycle

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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.

What Is a Sibling Cycle?

Egg Donor Resources Videos

A "sibling cycle" refers to a second egg donation with a set of intended parents that you’ve previously donated with. Learn more!

What is a Genetic Consult for Egg Donors?

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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

What Is a Psychological Evaluation?

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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

What Are Egg Donor Legal Agreements?

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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!

Egg Donation Eligibility Q&As

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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

Egg Donation Medications: Q&A Video

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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)

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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

What is an Outside Monitoring Clinic?

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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

What is a Recessive Gene?

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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

What is Genetic Compatibility?

Egg Donor Resources Videos

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)

Egg Donor Resources Videos Egg Donor Stories

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.

Should I Use Donor Eggs? Will I Have Any Regrets?

Donor Eggs Videos

"I remember the exact moment I was first faced with the question, “should I use donor eggs?” I knew this wasn’t a decision I could make on the spot...

"To Make A Miracle" My Egg Donation Experience (Video)

Videos Egg Donor Stories

Since this lovely donor was conceived via donor eggs herself, she feels an immense connection to egg donation and passionately shares her purpose.

Why I Decided to Be an Egg Donor (VIDEO)

Videos Egg Donor Stories

"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..."

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.

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