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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.

Why Did You Become an Egg Donor? | Egg Donor Experience by Donor C

In this video, an anonymous egg donor shares her experience donating eggs with Donor Nexus. Check it out!

Embryo Donation vs. Adoption

Although embryo adoption is sometimes used interchangeably for embryo donation, they do not mean the same thing. There are important differences to note between embryo adoption agencies and embryo donation agencies, which we explain in this post.

Mary's Journey to Parenthood

"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

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

4 Tips for Navigating Holidays and Infertility

Coping with infertility during the holidays is hard. In this blog, we share some insights on dealing with those inevitable insensitive questions.

Choosing A Premier Egg Donor

Did you know that Donor Nexus offers a Premier Egg Donor Program? This program is an excellent option for intended parents who are seeking an egg donor with specific desirable traits or characteristics. 

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Donating Eggs

These tips will help you weigh the pros and cons of donating eggs to make the right decision and prepare you for what’s ahead.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor M

"I chose to become an egg donor out of the blue. It wasn’t something that I had planned (or even knew existed truth be told). My roommate did it and I saw how she was able to help someone start a family and it instantly warmed my heart."

Are There Side Effects to Egg Donation?

In this blog, we discuss possible side effects of egg donation and help potential donors know what to expect.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor SH

"Fertility, and specifically egg donation, is often a private topic. There are some articles online, but nothing really captures the joys and pains of donating your eggs...Egg donation is an extremely rewarding process, as ultimately you are giving the potential gift of life."

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor A

"I thought, there are so many people out there who are trying so hard to have children, but they just can’t do it on their own. I’m young & healthy, why can’t I help these people?"

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor S

"The entire process was so put together and organized, even when there were bumps in the road Donor Nexus’ staff was able to quickly and efficiently smooth out those bumps so that there was minimal to no stress on my part."

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor B

"Going through the experience was very rewarding to me and made me feel great that I could give someone the chance to have a child and to experience what I do everyday with my children at home."

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor J

"I just received the news that the IP is pregnant. My heart couldn’t feel more full. I’m so happy I made this experience possible for them and would do it again, if given the chance."

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor S

"Egg donation is one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had. It started off with a simple interest. I’ve always loved helping people and thought this would be a great way to do so."

Finding Common Ground: A Recap of an Intended Parent and Egg Donor Meeting

Our recent intended parent-egg donor meeting was with a single mother who wanted an anonymous egg donation but also wanted to meet her egg donor in person. She felt a deep connection to the donor and wanted the opportunity to get to know her better in-person.

Making the Leap to Donor Eggs

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.

Why Do Out of Town Donors Cost More?

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.

Pen Pals: Letter Exchange Between Recipient and Egg Donor

"I really want you to know how extraordinarily grateful I am to you for giving me this opportunity to live a dream that was born so long ago. I wish you all the happiness in the world and may one day you have a family of your own and feel the love and excitement motherhood brings.”

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