You and Your Future Fertility

Whoever deals with prayer requests must be very confused.  When I was in my early twenties, I had a few ‘oops’ moments that led to fervent prayers begging that I was not pregnant. “Dear Lord, if you make sure I am not pregnant, I will promise to behave myself and be more careful in future! …

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How Will Covid-19 Affect My IVF Treatments?

The COVID-19 virus has touched every single one of us, probably impacting our lives in more ways than we can comprehend. If you’re thinking about IVF treatments, or actively undergoing IVF, the threat of COVID might delay your decision – or change your mind entirely. But the reality is that there’s nothing to worry about.…

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Does Donating Eggs Affect My Future Fertility?

One of the most common concerns potential egg donors have is whether donating eggs will negatively affect their chance of having a child of their own one day.  The good news is that donating your eggs will not affect your future fertility. In a small study done in Belgium, it was shown that donating eggs…

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“Your positive energy has kept me going”

“Today was a special day…the retrieval day and sperm donation from hubby. My fingers are crossed for a beautiful outcome… Do let me know how our egg donor did…how many eggs were retrieved, how many fertilised and the grades for our embryos etc. This would be my first informed IVF cycle, since I engaged with the…

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“With much gratitude to you and your team”

“I am thrilled to share that I will be 14-weeks pregnant on Friday and all my test results are great, we are having a baby girl!  My OB thinks all looks great. The next step is the 20-week scan for all body parts etc. It has been quite a long two months, but oh my,…

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“I always wanted to make a difference”

“I always wanted to make a difference somewhere, somehow but I didn’t know how until I signed up to be an egg donor. I also donate blood every second month and it makes me feel very good, knowing that my blood possibly saves someone’s life. With donating eggs it’s a little different. I’m not saving…

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

“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…

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“Parenthood requires love not DNA”

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

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Our amazing egg donor’s message to her potential recipient

“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…

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

We 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…

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