Our beautiful egg donor’s journey comes to an end….

hand copy 2“So today is the end of my journey as an egg donor, but a new one for my recipient.
The Doctor retrieved 20 beautiful eggs today. I hope and pray that when they do the blood test that it will come back positive.
I feel a little sad because there won’t be visits to the Dr anymore, I’m going to miss all the friendly faces at the Cape Fertility Clinic. I would like to say thank you to Dr Matebese – she’s just awesome! Thanks to the Nurse who gave me two warm water bottles and two blankets because I was shivering after the retrieval, but there was no pain at all, and also to the other kind nurse who held my hand until I was asleep, thank you very much! They are all such wonderful people.
Thank you to you Melany for your support, I do appreciate it and to the rest of the Nurture team, you’re awesome!
A message to my recipient:
Thank you very much for choosing me to be your donor, I’m sure there were plenty to choose from but still you chose me. I feel so blessed and honoured, oh gosh I’m gonna cry…
You have no idea what this means to me, I cannot describe it in words, even if I want to.
The gift: I have no idea how you knew I would love it so much, I couldn’t wait to get home to fit it on. I totally love it, thank you so very much, I appreciate it!
In the meantime I’ll be praying non-stop for a miracle.
Thanks again to everyone.
xxx”

“Parenthood requires love not DNA”

A beautiful egg donor’s message to a potential recipient:

pink heart 4“I would like you to take a moment to think about the opportunity you would have from receiving eggs from a donor. Those reasons are why I would like you to have mine. I would like you to have the opportunity to have unconditional love in your life, to be able to wake up knowing that you’ve created a life that is completely dependent on you is the most euphoric feeling I have ever had the privilege to encounter. Parenthood requires love not DNA”

Our amazing egg donor’s message to her potential recipient

pink heart 5“I hope that the baby born out of my egg will be cherished and loved extraordinarily, because he/she will be an extraordinary baby.

I’ve only played a very small part, but you will play such a tremendous part in giving life to this baby and I hope he/she turns out to be amazing”.

 

xXx

 

 

“Its a very cool feeling to be able to help someone”

pink heart 2We love this reply to the (anonymous) survey in which we ask an egg donor whether she would donate again:

“This was a very pleasant experience for me. The entire process was awesome and I’m so surprised that more people don’t donate. I saw the entire procedure as donating some extra tools from my shed for someone else to grow a little garden. Its a very cool feeling to be able to help someone by doing almost nothing, so much that I actually felt a bit guilty for receiving ‘compensation’ for the donation as this was no effort at all. It takes a village to raise a child, I would definitely do this again.”

Egg Donor’s heartwarming message to her recipient..

“Wow, first off I just want to say what a blessing it has been to be able to go through this whole experience. When I got the email to say that I had been chosen as your egg donor I had tears in my eyes.

As the egg retrieval day comes closer I get more and more excited. I know I can’t even begin to imagine how you must be feeling at this point in time, but I truly can’t wait to hand the baton over to you and cheer you on for the rest of your journey.

Even though I don’t know you, you are in my thoughts daily, and will continue to be. I wish you all  the best, and I’m sending you all the love and good vibes that I can.

Xxx ”

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Our incredible egg donor shares her reason for wanting to donate

“I don’t know your story, or what hardships you had to go through to get where you are now, all I wish for you is happiness and a chance to be so much more than you ever thought possible. You have love in abundance inside you, ready to be shared and I truly and dearly hope I can play a small part in making this dream a reality for you. Help realising your dream will be my honour.

I realise that standing on the other side of this letter, you are concerned about who I truly am when no one is watching. I can say with a clear conscious and an open, loving heart that I have nothing to hide.  I love giving of myself and I love even more the fact that I might be part of something bigger than myself.”

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“At no point did I feel like I was not being taken care of”

“I wanted to thank the Nurture team for all the support throughout the process. At no point did I feel like I was not being taken care of. Please keep doing what you do!

Also, if you could kindly send my best wishes to the recipient couple, that would be wonderful.  My heart goes out to their potential new family and I hope that, with or without a child,  they have all the love and warmth that they so obviously deserve. If all goes well, I am sure that they will make absolutely spectacular parents. They gave me a a beautiful card and a very thoughtful gift so I would really like to have them know that I am very grateful for that.

All the best to you all!

Love and hugs xxKiss

“My Dearest Recipients”

“Firstly I would like to thank you for the most beautiful flowers and the most loving words a girl coulpink heart 5d ever read. There are NO words to explain what a pleasure it is to give you hope in helping you to reach the dream of becoming a family, the most precious gift ever!
My heart is filled with joy and hope and lots of love for everything to go according to plan.
Your card brought huge tears to my eyes.. and makes me wish there was even more I could do to make this possible for you.
I am praying with all that I am that you will be blessed with the gift of a little mini YOU!
Lots of love and care and prayers coming your way!!
Xx”

“Knowing that I may have helped a couple create their own little miracle”.

images“Everything went perfectly with the egg retrieval and I cannot wait to hear if it was a success for that “mommy-to-be”.  I am fully recovered and am waiting for you to contact me for the next round!

I did not expect to feel this amount of joy, knowing that I may have helped a couple create their own little miracle.  It is exhilarating and soul fulfilling”. xxx

 

 

“I want to make a difference”

From one of our awesome Nurture egg donors. We are so proud and humbled to be associated with these amazing women.

“I may not be famous, I won’t cure cancer or bring world peace. When I’m gone history won’t remember me, but I want to make a difference to know I changed someone’s life in such a big way, even if the rest of the world doesn’t know. I’ll know I’ve done something incredible and I can’t help but be proud and smile when I think about it.”