Donor Nexus Blog

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.

4 Ways to Care for Your Body When Donating Eggs

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

Surrogacy Spotlight: It's Time Surrogacy Agency

We often have Intended Parents who are also interested in finding out more information on gestational carrier surrogacy. Although we are only a donor egg and embryo agency, we partner with a select few surrogacy agencies that we highly recommend.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor J

"After the donation I received the kindest letter from the intended parents. It made a HUGE impact on me."

All Eggs in One Basket: The Importance of Having a Back-up Plan

As we know, not everything in life is guaranteed. When you make the decision to use an egg donor to conceive, it’s good to have a back-up plan in the event you come across a “bump in the road”.

We’ve Completed Our Family and Have Extra Embryos: Now What?

When a couple or individual completes their family, they often times have left over embryos. Many patients wonder what they do with the extra embryos. There are three options available to patients.

Important Update Effective August 22 2016: FDA Amends Donor Embryo Regulation

The new rule affects the subsequent directed or anonymous donation of embryos originally created for the reproductive use of a specific individual or couple and takes effect August 22, 2016.

Anonymous vs. Open Egg Donation (and the In-Between)

In this blog, we outline the differences between open egg donation, anonymous egg donation, and flexible "in-between" options. Learn more!

"The Story of a Frozen Princess": An Embryo Adoption Success Story

A beautiful embryo adoption success story written by one of our Intended Parents of their embryo adoption/donation journey.

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor N

"I have done 5 cycles so far, soon to be 6. Every single donation resulted in a happy ending…babies! Some were even twins!"

My Egg Donor Experience, by Donor D

"Being a mother myself, I couldn't even imagine what the intended parents are going through with trying to conceive. When I first found out about egg donation, I was a little bit nervous, but very excited to be able to help others."

A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming an Egg Donor

We have had the opportunity of working closely with many young women on their journey to becoming egg donors for the first time. Drawing on this experience, we have put together a comprehensive step-by-step guide for anyone interested in donating eggs with Donor Nexus.

Why a Proven Egg Donor Backed Out of a Cycle

Sometimes, proven egg donors may back out of a cycle for various reasons. Read about a similar situation in this blog post.

The results are in...!

The results are in and once again HRC Fertility’s success rates rank among the top nationwide. We are so excited to announce that our partner fertility clinic, HRC Fertility Orange County, is one of the top three best IVF clinics in the United States

The Questions to Ask Before You Choose an Egg Donor Agency

It is important to ensure you are armed with the knowledge and understanding of the process in its entirety before committing to a specific donor or agency. Below is a brief list of questions that will help reduce risk and increase the likelihood of success.

A Perfect Pair: The Recap of a Donor and Intended Parent Skype Meeting

We are always excited to facilitate a meeting between Intended Parents and their chosen Egg Donors if both parties agree. Read about a recent meeting here!

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