Donor Nexus Blog

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

Intended Parent Stories

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

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.

Why Do Out of Town Donors Cost More?

Intended Parent Resources

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

Intended Parent Stories

"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

Intended Parent Stories

"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

Intended Parent Resources

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!


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

Intended Parent Resources

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

The Possible Effects of Banning Anonymous Egg Donation

Intended Parent Resources

Analyzing the possible implications of banning anonymous donations.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor L

Egg Donor Stories

"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

Intended Parent Stories

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?

Fresh Egg Donation

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!

Intended Parent Resources

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

Egg Donor Resources

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

Egg Donor Stories

"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

Egg Donor Resources

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

Egg Donor Stories

"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

Intended Parent Resources

​​​​​​​“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

Intended Parent Resources

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.

4 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!

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