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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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Your Guide To Finding The Best Egg Donation Programme In South Africa

Infertility can be a challenging and emotional journey for anyone experiencing it. While egg donation agencies have become more prevalent in South Africa, choosing the right one for your needs requires more than just finding an accredited programme. You need an agency that understands the complex emotions that come with...
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Can I do IVF if I am HIV positive?

Yes, HIV positive individuals can undergo IVF treatment. HIV is still the serious condition it was when first identified decades ago. But medical science has come a long way since then, and today’s HIV positive individuals can live normal, fulfilling lives like everybody else. This includes having the opportunity to...
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Do I Get Paid If My Eggs Don’t Result In A Pregnancy?

This is a question we often get asked at Nurture Egg Donor Program, and it’s totally fine to ask questions about egg donation. In fact, we recommend asking as many questions as you need to set your mind at ease before becoming one of our valued egg donors. The answer...
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What Is The Difference Between Using Fresh And Frozen Eggs?

There are many misconceptions around egg donation and IVF treatment. Unfortunately, too many mothers-to-be are discouraged by half truths and misleading wive’s tales. You want to give yourself the best chance of falling pregnant, which is why you’re probably searching Google for things like “What is the difference between using...
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Can I Donate Eggs If I Am HIV Positive?

Unfortunately not. The truth is that egg donation and in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are such delicate procedures, with so many lives at stake, that medical experts couldn’t possibly risk transmitting HIV to either the surrogate mother or the unborn baby in good conscience. Keep reading to discover HIV’s negative effects on...
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Do Egg Donors Struggle To Fall Pregnant?

Egg donation has not been shown to have an impact on the future fertility of an egg donor. “Do egg donors struggle to fall pregnant?” is one of the first questions you’ll want to ask when choosing to become a donor, so we thought we’d straighten things out and clear...
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