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Celebrating Diversity in Egg Donation: Empowering Choices for Future Parents

Our country's resilience comes from its diverse fabric. At Nurture, we know that every culture, creed and religion contribute to a people with insights into many solutions and possibilities. Correspondingly, we want to bolster the diversity of our egg donation pool, and we welcome donors from all racial backgrounds. Embracing...
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Picture This! Why Are My Childhood Photos Important if I Register as an Egg Donor?

It takes an extraordinary someone to become an egg donor, yet ordinary heroes (or, in this case, heroines) don't wear capes. Our egg donors are students, post-graduates, interns, nurses, au pairs, receptionists, hair stylists, stay-at-home-moms, dental assistants, writers, actresses, artists, sales reps, accountants, paralegals, managers, waitresses, directors, bloggers, volunteers…to name...
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How much is ‘Nature’ and how much is ‘Nurture’?

Nature versus nurture, the age-old debate that seeks to unravel the mysteries of human development and personality. It's a question that we often get from intended parents who are considering donor eggs: "What effect will the egg donor's genetics have on my baby's development?" At Nurture, we take every precaution...
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Will My Baby Look Like My Egg Donor?

Bringing a child into the world is an extraordinary journey, one filled with questions and curiosity about the little one growing inside you. If you're considering using donor eggs, you might be wondering whether your baby will share any of your physical traits or characteristics. The short answer is that...
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The Weight of BMI (Body Mass Index) In The Egg Donation Process

At Nurture, we believe every willing person deserves the chance to experience the joy of parenthood. We understand that the journey to becoming a mom or dad can be filled with its own unique challenges, especially for those who turn to egg donation. Egg donors are shining lights of hope,...
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Why Do I Need a Matric Certificate to Register as an Egg Donor?

At Nurture, we have a steadfast belief in the remarkable strength of women. We see mothers raising families with boundless love, single moms conquering challenges with grace, and women being their households' pillars through hard work. We understand the incredible potential that education unlocks for women, enabling them to stand...
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Why Does Nurture Need To Know So Much About An Egg Donor’s Family Medical History?

At Nurture, we are inspired by the incredible strides today's young women are taking, fearlessly driving positive change in the world. They are empowered and show a non-stop determination to make a difference. We admire their courage to question the status quo and shape a better future! What's even more...
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How Future Parents Choose Their Ideal Egg Donor

For many of us, becoming a parent is a dream that fills our hearts with hope and anticipation. Sometimes, the journey to parenthood takes unexpected turns, leading us to consider the gift of donor eggs. At Nurture, having been through the infertility journey ourselves, we understand the depth of emotions...
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Travelling Egg Donors in South Africa: How Does it Work?

As women, we have the gift of creating life and helping others do the same through egg donation. Helping someone fulfil their desire to have a baby is incredibly selfless and gratifying. At Nurture, we have many egg donors who are willing to travel to different cities to help change...
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How Can I Support My Partner During IVF Therapy?

IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation) is a fertility treatment that involves the removal of eggs from a woman's ovaries, which are then fertilised with sperm in a laboratory. IVF treatments can involve the use of a woman's own eggs or a donor egg. Once fertilised, the embryos are transferred to the...
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