Donor Nexus Blog

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.

Physician Spotlight: Dr Daniel Potter “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.”

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

"There is a loving mother who has yearned to complete her family for years and now, because of her selfless act, she has hope that it is possible!"

Therapy for Fertility and the Mind

Dealing with fertility challenges can weigh on our emotional wellbeing and put strain on relationships. Fertility treatment with a medical clinic can help increase the chances of conception.

Donor Nexus Shout Out on "Delivering Miracles" Podcast with Dr Parijat Deshpande

One of our favorite doctors, Dr Potter from HRC Fertility Newport Beach, recently talked with Dr. Parijat Deshpande on her podcast “Delivering Miracles”. Episode 18 titled “How a Fertility Specialist Can Help You Get Pregnant with Dr. Daniel Potter” is now live – he gives a shout out to Donor Nexus, so take a listen and let us know what you think! 

https://deliveringmiracles.libsyn.com/website/18-how-a-fertility-specialist-can-help-you-get-pregnant-with-dr-daniel-potter

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Listen Up!: It’s National Infertility Awareness Week!

It is the time to bring awareness to the millions of individuals who suffer from infertility.

The Possible Effects of Banning Anonymous Egg Donation

Analyzing the possible implications of banning anonymous donations.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor L

"I donated my eggs for the first time with Donor Nexus and I do not think I could have had a better experience..."

A Recap of an Open Egg Donation Meeting

We had the privilege of facilitating an in-person meeting between a set of intended parents from Australia and their egg donor. Read all about it here!

"You Should Consider Using Donor Eggs" - Now What?

Finding a starting point can be difficult when you’ve never travelled down this path before. Here are a few things we recommend when you find out you need an egg donor.

The 2016 Success Rates are in...and they ROCK!

The 2016 fertility success rates are in and we are proud to announce that once again our partner clinic, HRC Fertility Orange County, achieved donor egg success rates that rank among the top nationwide!

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Silent Infections That Can Cause Infertility

Chlamydia and gonorrhea are two types of preventable bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that, if left untreated, can lead to infertility.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor C

"I originally found out about Donor Nexus from a close friend of mine who worked with them & absolutely loved it. Becoming an egg donor meant more to me than just the compensation. I think as women, it has always been a dream of ours to become mothers someday."

How to Overcome Your Fear of Needles

Are you considering donating your eggs but have a fear of needles? Learn some tips to cope with your fear of needles here.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor B

"All my life I dreamt of becoming a mother. When I was about 7 months pregnant and loving every single moment of growing a beautiful life inside of me, I thought about women who could not experience this. I started to research what I could do to help..."

Stress Management and Fertility Treatment

​​​​​​​“Relax,” “Take a vacation,” “Don’t worry so much”. These are a few comments infertile couples frequently hear. It may seem like simple advice but when you’ve gone through multiple failed cycles and you’re nearing your break point, the last thing you want to hear is just relax.

Misconceptions of Fertility

If you feel stressed or anxious about your ability to conceive, you are not alone. According to a study by Fertility and Sterility in 2014, 40% of women of all ages were concerned about their fertility.

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