Egg Donation Programs

Build Your Family Using Donor Eggs

Donor Nexus provides opportunities for interested couples or individuals to either match up with an ongoing shared fresh cycle, choose an egg donor for a one-on-one match, or select frozen eggs from our egg bank. Interested recipients receive free access to our comprehensive egg donor database, featuring a diverse selection of available egg donors and frozen donor eggs ready to be matched.

Traditional Fresh Egg Donor Cycle

Agency Fees Only Fresh Egg Donor Cycle

Starting at $16,500 USD

This cycle is ideal for patients who have established care with a fertility clinic and are requesting the egg donor to travel to the clinic for a traditional cycle. The cycle packages include the donor’s compensation/reimbursement, travel expenses, agency fee, psychological evaluation, legal fees, and temporary egg donor medical insurance.

All-Inclusive Fresh Egg Donor Cycle

Starting at $41,250 USD

This cycle is also ideal for international patients who have not established care with a fertility clinic yet and would like our team to coordinate all aspects of the egg donor cycle including payment to all parties involved.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR TRADITIONAL DONOR EGG CYCLES

Premier Egg Donor Cycle

Starting at $32,000 USD

This cycle is ideal for Intended Parents who are looking for an egg donor with a specific set of desirable traits, such as higher education, rare ethnicity, professional athlete, and more.

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Shared Hope Cycle™

First-Time Egg Donor starting at $28,500 USD
or Previous Egg Donors starting at $30,100 USD*

Donor Nexus offers the Shared Hope Fresh Egg Donor Cycle as a very affordable and effective option for Intended Parents. We match a fresh egg donor to multiple intended parents, allowing the IVF costs to be reduced by half while still proving intended parents with a great success rate.

*Exact cycle price depends on egg donor compensation and location. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SHARED EGG DONOR CYCLES

Frozen Donor Egg Cycle

Starting at $18,000 USD

Donor Nexus offers a frozen donor egg cycle. It is simple and can be done at a time convenient to the intended parents, as there is no cycling donor that they need to synchronize to. We are able to ship frozen eggs throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia.

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Egg Donation FAQ

How do I begin with the egg donation process?

You may register with our online egg donor database to begin searching for your egg donor. You will then receive an email from Donor Nexus with more information about the program you are interested in. We are available for consultations in person, over the phone, or via Skype.

Who are our egg donors?

Donor Nexus egg donors are young women aged 19 to 30 years that are fit, healthy and happy. They are college students, young working women and sometimes mothers themselves. They are young women who wish to do something to help others. They are young women that believe in Donor Nexus’ mission of providing egg donation to the many thousands that need it but cannot afford traditional egg donation. Our egg donors are available to travel to clinics outside of their area for the egg donor cycle.

How do we find our egg donors?

Donor Nexus does very little advertising for egg donors. Many egg donors approach Donor Nexus on their own when they hear about the program through a friend, family member, or past patient. We have an excellent referral program that encourages egg donors who have had positive experiences with our agency to refer their friends or family members who are interested in becoming egg donors themselves.

How do we screen our egg donors?

Donor Nexus adheres to the absolute highest egg donor screening standards in our industry.

Intake Screening: Prior to the egg donor being uploaded to the database, she completes and submits an extensive application and questionnaire that is reviewed to determine if they would be a suitable egg donor candidate. If the application is accepted, the egg donor candidate’s are interviewed by Donor Nexus either in person, via Skype, or over the phone. Donor Nexus adhere to all ASRM egg donor requirement recommendations.

Medical screening: Each egg donor completes a comprehensive medical questionnaire and is interviewed and examined by a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility subspecialist. The exam includes both a physical examination and ultrasound assessment of the uterus and ovaries.

Ovarian reserve testing: To insure that the egg donor will be a top producer of eggs, each egg donor has ovarian reserve testing completed. This testing consists of a blood test looking at Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) and an antral follicle count (AFC). The antral follicle count is a special ultrasound where the examiner counts the number of resting eggs the egg donor has. These three tests allow us to reject any egg donor that is not likely to have a good response to fertility medication, greatly reducing the risk of poor response or poor egg quality.

Genetic screening (as requested by the specified fertility clinic): The egg donor is interviewed by a certified genetic counselor in order to identify egg donors that may have an increased risk for genetic diseases. The genetic counselor then recommends any specific tests needed for that specific egg donor based on her family history and ethnicity. In addition to these specific tests, the egg donor also is screened for cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy, Fragile-X, and a multitude of other genetic diseases. The results of both the genetic counselor’s report as well as the blood tests are available for review by the intended parents.

Psychological screening: Each egg donor is screened by a licensed mental health professional. This includes an interview as well as an objective standardized written test (usually the MMPI). A summary of these test results is available to the intended parents.

Infectious disease screening: Each egg donor is screened for HIV 1 and 2, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HTLV 1 and 2, syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea.

Drug screening: Each egg donor is screened for drugs of abuse including: opioids (heroine, morphine, prescription narcotics), cocaine, amphetamines and marijuana.

Can I meet the egg donor before I confirm the match?

Yes! Donor Nexus is happy to offer in-person or Skype meetings for intended parents to get to know the egg donor prior to confirming the match, as long as the egg donor agrees to the meeting. To facilitate the meeting, we will collect a non-refundable $500, which will be put toward our cycle fees if the intended parent moves forward with our agency.

Are there any guarantees when using a first-time egg donor?

As part of our Traditional Fresh Egg Donation – Agency Fees Only Cycle, we offer a First Time Egg Donor Guarantee to intended parent(s) who choose a first time egg donor. Our guarantee: If your chosen first time egg donor does not pass one of her prescreen evaluations, we will transfer 100% of your deposit onto another Donor Nexus egg donor of your choosing. Learn more: First Time Egg Donor Guarantee

Which program is right for me?

Donor Nexus specializes in Shared Hope Fresh Egg Donor Cycles. Shared egg donor cycles are optimal for those who are seeking affordable egg donation. We match at least two intended parents to a single egg donor. The number of intended parents linked to one egg donor is determined by the IVF physician. This allows the cost of IVF with an egg donor to be reduced by half while still providing the prospective parents with a success rate with the fresh transfer of over 80%.

Donor Nexus also offers Frozen Donor Egg Cycles, which is for those who wish to cycle at a time that is convenient for the intended parent. With the Frozen Egg Donor cycle, you do not have to synchronize your cycle with an egg donor or other intended parents.

Donor Nexus also offers Embryo Donation Cycles. All of the embryos are located at the HRC Fertility, Newport Beach laboratory. The embryos were all donated by previous IVF patients who are hoping to help other intended parents either start or complete their family.

Donor Nexus also offers Traditional 1-on-1 Egg Donor Cycles & Premier Egg Donor Cycles. These programs match one intended parent to one egg donor. The intended parent will receive all the eggs retrieved from the egg donor. This program is ideal for those who are hoping for more than 2 children or who wish to perform genetic screening on the embryos.

How do your costs work?

With all of our programs, we collect a one-time global fee. This fee can be paid in up to three installments. We offer a variety of payment options. Please see our ‘Financial Breakdown’ page for more information.

Who is HRC Fertility?

Founded in 1988, HRC Fertility is the largest IVF program in the western United States with 8 offices across southern California. HRC Fertility has pregnancy rates that are in the top 10% of all IVF centers according the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an independent government agency. All covered care is performed at HRC Fertility and all egg retrievals and embryo transfers will be performed at HRC Fertility’s newest and most state of the art facility located in Newport Beach, California.

Do you work with other fertility clinics besides HRC Fertility?

Yes, we do! We have worked with many other fertility clinics across the nation and our egg donors are available to travel to your clinic. Please contact Donor Nexus for a breakdown of fees.

When will my doctor and/or nurse coordinator be notified of the match?

Once we receive your preliminary forms, completed contract and first installment of funds, we will send your doctor and nurse coordinator an official match sheet. The donor is officially matched only once we have received these 3 items.

I've had pre-testing completed, how long is my pre-testing valid?

Generally, pre-testing is valid for up to 12 months.

Do you have age restrictions for patients who would like to carry?

Each physician has his/her own age limits when treating patients. Generally, if a patient is over 45 years old, the physician will order additional tests to ensure the patient is healthy enough to carry. The additional testing includes a stress test, EKG, chest X-ray, mammogram, and pap smear. Most of these tests can be completed by your primary care physician.

How long do you need to wait after a successful delivery to try again?

If you had a vaginal delivery, you need to wait at least 9 months. If you had a c-section, you need to wait at least 12 months. If you are breastfeeding, you must stop breastfeeding and have 2 normal periods before you complete your pretesting.

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