Nurture Egg Donor Program

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Meet the Team

Feedback from a recipient parent: “Excellent and efficient service. Only agency we found who operated with empathy and really put us at the centre of the process. No unnecessary pressure to rush in to choosing a particular donor and making a payment for someone who might not be the right choice. I would wholeheartedly recommend Nurture.” 

Feedback from a donor: "This has truly been an amazing experience. Thank you to the Nurture team for being with me every single step of the way and providing me with so much support throughout the whole process. Thank you for helping me change others' lives. I will definitely be doing this again"

Tertia Albertyn Founder & Director

Tertia is the founder of Nurture - South Africa’s most successful Egg Donation Program. An accomplished speaker and an award-winning published author, she is highly regarded in South Africa and internationally for the work she does in infertility advocacy and egg donation. Tertia is a seasoned infertility veteran and is now the mother of three kids. In the five years, nine IVFs and many losses it took to conceive her children, she has seen and done it all. Tertia has taken her experiences as an infertility veteran and channeled it into something positive for others. In 2007, she co-founded South Africa’s biggest infertility support portal (www.fertilicare.org) and in 2008 she launched Nurture, the country’s premier Egg Donor Program (www.nurture.co.za). Her popular blog (www.tertia.org) was rated the top blog in the country in 2007, 2008 and 2009. She released her book ‘So Close’ in 2006, based on her infertility journey. Tertia was recognized by the renowned international organization RESOLVE in 2011 in New York for her outstanding contribution to the family-building community. Tertia lives in Cape Town and has a PDM from Wits Business School and an MBA from the University of Cape Town.

Contact Tertia on tertia@nurture.co.za or 0824418639

Kim Lazarus Egg Bank Director & Recipient Support

Kim is our Recipient Support person and the Director of our Frozen Egg Bank Program.  With a degree in Psychology, 17 of her own IVF’s under her belt and over a decade of experience in the industry, she is well qualified to provide care, support and a hand to hold to our recipient parents. Kim has worked with recipients and intended parents for over 16 years, helping close to 5000 recipients find their perfect donor and their happy ever after. Kim lives in Camps Bay with her husband, 2 sons and collection of little dogs.

Contact Kim on kim@nurture.co.za or 0832619956

Bronwyn Hockly Recipient Support

Although born and raised a small-town girl, Bronwyn now lives in Johannesburg.  She is a former egg donor herself having donated a few times successfully, and has over 5 years of experience working for a leading Fertility Clinic in South Africa as a Donor & Recipient Co-Ordinator, assisting patients with all forms of third party conception (egg donors, sperm donors and donor embryos).

Contact Bronwyn on bronwyn@nurture.co.za or 0722797870

Anica Taljaard Donor Support & Administration

Anica is our super star Nurture Donor Support & Donor Admin person.  She takes care of our egg donors from the time they sign up and throughout their donation, from start to finish.

Anica has extensive experience in education and is a nurturer by nature. She is the perfect person to guide our fabulous egg donors through the process of becoming an egg donor and supporting them through the egg donation process.

Contact Anica on anica@nurture.co.za or 0765500530

Carla Rossouw Egg Bank & Donor Administration

Carla has been working in Online Sales for most of her life, but her heart has always had a yearning to be in a position where she could help people, especially within the medical field. She believes that she is now in the right place and doing what she was destined to do.

She is passionate about supporting others, and no challenge is too great for her.

Carla lives in Pringle Bay with her sausage dog and 3 cats.

“I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.” – Jana Stanfield

Contact Carla on carla@nurture.co.za or 0611949246

Louise Vincent Donor Support

Louise is a happy, outgoing girl with a golden heart and a passion for lending a hand to others. She wants to leave a trail of kindness, love, and light everywhere she goes.  After working for eight years in the educational field, Louise has chosen to enter the medical world, where she hopes to empower families and improve lives one egg at a time.

Louise is thrilled to continue sharing the love by assisting other young women in discovering the benefits and joys of egg donation. She herself is a four-time egg donor, so she has first-hand experience of the very rewarding journey of being an egg donor. To Louise giving an egg is not simply a biological procedure but also a very personal means of giving hope and happiness to those who are desiring to become parents. She is here to help you on your journey as a donor, ensuring that you feel heard and cared for every step of the way.

Contact Louise on louise@nurture.co.za or 0652823239

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