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How Long Is the Egg Donation Process From Start to Finish?

Egg Donor Resources

At Donor Nexus, we offer the fastest matching time in the industry, which means our egg donors have the opportunity to donate with the most minimal time commitment possible. Learn more about our timeline options in this blog post!

7 of the Most Common Egg Donation Disqualifiers

Egg Donor Resources

Egg donation is a highly regulated process and not all women who wish to be egg donors are eligible to do so. In this blog, we explore 6 of the most common disqualifications for egg donors.

How to Accept Using Donor Eggs While Grieving Your Genetics

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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."

2023 Wrapped: Our Year In Review

Donor Eggs

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.

In Their Own Words: 7 Insights on Egg Donation Side Effects

Egg Donor Resources

In this blog, we've compiled 7 insights and tips from previous egg donors who openly shared their experiences with egg donation side effects and recovery.

Is Donating Eggs Painful? Preparing Yourself for the Process

Egg Donor Resources

Discover what to expect from each phase of egg donation - possible pain or discomfort from medications, injections and the procedure - as told by previous donors.

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

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.

Egg Retrieval Procedure: What to Expect

Egg Donor Resources Videos

In this blog, we explain what happens during the egg retrieval procedure and share a video from a previous egg donor sharing her experience. Learn more!

Explaining Donor Conception to Your Child: Dos and Don'ts

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While each family must choose what feels right for them, we’re here to share some helpful dos and don'ts to help guide you through the process.

Navigating the Holidays While Pursuing Donor Egg IVF

Intended Parent Resources

If you are currently pursuing IVF with donor eggs or donor embryos, here are some tips to help you get through the holidays with more ease and joy.

5 Quick Tips to Help Overcome Fear of Needles

Egg Donor Resources

Egg donation involves a series of self-injections and in-clinic blood draws that can make the process less than fun. Luckily, there are some things you can do to reduce your needle anxiety and reduce pain with injections.

Donor Nexus Launches New Program For Egg Donors

Egg Donor Resources

We're proud to announce our new program offering for egg donors – The Donor Nexus Futures Program! Freeze your eggs for free when you donate half to be used by another family. Learn more!

Making the Leap to Donor Eggs

Intended Parent Resources

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.

Donor Nexus Honors Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Intended Parent Resources

October recognizes Pregnancy and Infant Loss. If someone you know or yourself have experienced the loss of a child to stillbirth, miscarriage, SIDS, please join Donor Nexus in raising awareness around pregnancy loss. 

Deciding Between First-Time and Proven Egg Donors

Donor Eggs Intended Parent Resources

In this blog, we discuss important factors that should be taken into consideration, such as success rates and what the reality of going through a cycle with both first-time and proven donors tends to look like from our experience. 

5 Ways to Care for Your Body When Donating Eggs

Egg Donor Resources

Your physical and mental state are important when you are completing an egg donation cycle. Learn some tips here!

5 Ways to Make Bloating Go Away After Egg Retrieval

Egg Donor Resources

Bloating is a common side effect of egg donation. Whether you are in the midst of a cycle, or just completed an egg retrieval, we are here to share some tips to help relieve the bloating.

How Important is Eye Color When Selecting an Egg Donor?

Donor Eggs Embryo Donation Intended Parent Resources

Of all the things to imagine when daydreaming about your future baby, eye color may be one of the most common things for parents to envision. For some intended parent(s), eye color may be a big deciding factor in which egg donor to choose. Let's discuss the complex factors that go into eye color.

7 Ways I Learned to Cope With Infertility Grief

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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.

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