Things to Consider When Working with an Egg Donor

If you are reading this article, then your doctor has probably recommended that you work with an egg donor. Here are some things to consider as you begin your search. First off, you will need to give yourself some time to let this news sink in. You will not be able to look at this situation until you are fully committed to the concept that an egg donor is THE option that will bring you the baby you desire. Once you are pregnant, this pain will all be a distant memory. The joy in knowing t...
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What You Need to Know About Zika Virus and Egg Donation

The FDA has issued new restrictions regarding Zika virus and egg donation. Here is what you need to know. Zika virus is most commonly contracted from a mosquito bite. However, it can be transmitted in a number of ways, such as sexual activity, blood transfusions, and reproductive tissues. The symptoms of a Zika virus infection are similar to the flu and include fever, rash, joint pain, and/or conjunctivitis (red eyes). These symptoms are often very mild and some people will have no symptoms a...
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A Step by Step Guide for Egg Donors

  Welcome Egg Donors! In order for you to understand the process more clearly, here is a step-by-step guide of what's ahead. In Vitro Fertilization In vitro fertilization or IVF is the process of the extraction of eggs from the ovaries, fertilization in the laboratory with sperm and subsequently the transfer of one or two embryos into the uterus. In most cases, the treatment cycle starts by placing the donor and intended mother on birth control pills (BCP). This is for schedulin...
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Fresh Vs. Frozen: Which Is Best for Me?

Many intended parents come in wanting to use frozen eggs because of the lesser cost but are actually better candidates for fresh. Here is a guide to help you choose what is best for your family. You want to go with fresh eggs IF…. You want to do (PGS) Preimplantation Genetic Screening. If you want to choose the sex of your baby, fresh is the only way to go. When we fertilize, we don’t know if the sperm is male or female until after the embryo is created. Most practices give you 5-6 e...
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Something to Consider Once You Are Expecting

Once you are FINALLY pregnant to say you are excited is an understatement! It took my husband and I what seemed like forever to actually conceive. Therefore, once I was convinced that the pregnancy test was actually telling me the truth, (It took 5 tests to be convinced!) I wanted to shout it from the roof-tops! However, I caution you to keep the happy news close to your chest. I stopped short of announcing the news on Facebook and I’m glad I did…. Everything was going so well and I had no si...
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Basic Things Your Child Needs from a Child Care Provider

There are some basic things that are essential for your child’s well-being as well as their development that are important to look for when searching for a child care provider. The following are some examples of the basic things your child needs from a child care provider. Love and Warmth Love and warmth is extremely important in any child’s early stages of life. Your child needs to feel like the world is a joyful place and you should keep them away from things such as hostility and ang...
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Egg Donation in Cancun

Did you know you can conduct your egg donation cycle in beautiful Cancun, Mexico for  20-30% less than in the United States? It’s true! This is an option more and more of our intended parents are considering. Eggceptional Donors has had the pleasure of working with both of Cancun’s state of the art fertility centers and can confidently say they are as advanced and competent as any centers you will find in the United States. Their staff and doctors speak fluent English and are there for you every...
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Things to Expect During Pregnancy

Women develop very sensitive sense to smell during earlier pregnancy. The worst things you won't like while being pregnant is that you'll need to urinate frequently and you tend to loss you control over controlling it. After two to ten weeks of conceiving you might also get headaches, nausea and vomiting. Vomiting whole day is pretty normal for many pregnant women even if it is termed as "morning sickness". These are all due to the hormonal change in body, due to pregnancy. Once you are sure tha...
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Medical Tourism to Cancun

My name is Casey and I am 25 years old. I donated through Eggceptional Donor Group in Cancun, Mexico in the summer of 2014. I can recommend with great certainty the services of both Eggceptional Donor Group and Fertility Center Cancun. The level of professionalism I experienced, without sacrificing the personal touch needed for the type of decisions associated with egg donation, cannot be understated. In sharing my experience here I hope to convey to future donors the confidence and sense of sec...
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