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5 Things to Know About Embryo Donation

Embryo donation allows patients to use donated embryos during their IVF treatment in hopes of achieving a pregnancy. In this blog, we’re going to share 5 things you should know about embryo donation!

Birth Control Before IVF? Find Out Why!

IVF birth control protocols are commonly recommended by doctors, but why? In this blog, we dive into when to start, how long you are on birth control, and more.

Can You Donate Eggs While on Birth Control?

Can you donate eggs while on birth control? The short answer is that it depends on which form of birth control you are on. In this blog, we’ll outline what to expect depending on which method of birth control you are using or have used. 

My Experience and Tips for Bonding With Donor Egg Baby

DEIVF mother Victoria shares a response for intended parents who may have fears about bonding with their baby born via donor egg. We hope her experience and insights brings you joy and hope for what’s to come.

When Using Donor Eggs, Will My Baby Look Like Me?

"Had my daughter's fetus grown in the donor's womb, she wouldn't be the same person. Just like if you plant the same grape tree in a different region of Napa Valley, you’d get very different wine."

Can You Donate Eggs With an IUD?

You can donate eggs with an IUD. However, if your IUD is hormonal, it may need to be removed once you have been chosen as an egg donor. Learn more in this blog post!

Why Become an Egg Donor? 3 Reasons Shared by Previous Donors

Why become an egg donor? Well, we asked some of our amazing previous egg donors and compiled their reasons to be an egg donor in this post!

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

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

Can You Donate Eggs After Having a Baby?

At Donor Nexus, several of our egg donors have children of their own and choose to donate eggs to help other women and families experience the same joy they have experienced from parenthood.

What Are The Benefits of Working With an Egg Donor Agency?

When you have the support and knowledge of an egg donor agency, their insight can make your fertility journey smoother. You have both an advocate and an experienced advisor on what matters need to be handled - from medical to legal, plus, they can help you get the answers you need.

4 Tips on Choosing an Egg Donor From A Mother Via Donor Eggs

Choosing an egg donor is not an easy process. I’ve personally been through the egg donation selection process multiple times now, with multiple different agencies and egg banks. It can be exciting and equally overwhelming. I’m sharing some of the lessons I learned in this post!

Donor Nexus Honors Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

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. 

Comparing Fresh vs. Frozen Donor Eggs for IVF

Originally the only option available, using fresh donor eggs is still a popular option today. However, using frozen donor eggs has also been growing in popularity over the past decade due to advancements in egg freezing technology. We compare both options to help you make an informed decision.

Grief and Infertility: Coping with Egg Donation

In this blog & video, mother via donor egg IVF shares her infertility grief process and coping strategies to help others cope with infertility and donor eggs.

Epigenetics: Using Donor Eggs or Donor Embryos

In this blog, we will give a quick explanation of what exactly epigenetics is, and the incredible connections it establishes between a donor egg or donor embryo recipient mother and her unborn child.

Deciding What to Do With Embryos After IVF

So, you have leftover embryos after IVF and you’re now feeling the stress of having to decide what to do. You’re not alone. If you have decided that you have no use for the embryos, have you considered the option of donating embryos to other couples or individuals?

Your Complete Guide to Finding an Egg Donor

It is easy to get caught up in the specific characteristics of each egg donor such as her hair color, height, education, and special talents. However, there are a few other factors that are important to consider before you even begin your search.

What Color Eyes Will My Baby Have?

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.

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

Guest post and video by a DEIVF mother. 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 and definitely didn’t want to make a decision I would later regret. 

Donor Nexus Partners with CryoStork®

CryoStork® serves an integral role in our Frozen Donor Egg Program, allowing us to utilize their scientifically-enhanced technology to ship our frozen donor egg lots domestically & internationally. We are proud to share that this superior shipping solution is included in our frozen cycles.

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