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What Makes A Great Egg Donor

Posted: 10/7/21

Infertility issues are becoming more and more common. This has many couples searching for solutions. Many are turning to Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART). One example of ART is Egg donation. The egg donation process is pretty straight forward. To become a qualified egg donor there is a required intensive screening by a fertility clinic. The […]

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Egg Donor Testimony: Learning About and Advocating for Your Health

Posted: 09/30/21

There are many benefits to being an egg donor. You get to help intended parents who otherwise wouldn’t be able to have children create their happy family. There’s also the financial compensation, which has enabled many donors to pay off debt, save for a home, travel and even have their dream wedding. Lisa*, a three-time […]

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Risks of Egg Donation

Posted: 09/30/21

Egg Donation programs are great for many different types of families.  According to Resolve.com, about 12% of married women have difficulty getting pregnant. This is roughly 1 in 8 couples. Because of this, many are turning to egg donation to grow their families. This is rewarding for an egg donor as they get the opportunity to help families grow.  That satisfaction and the monetary stipend are […]

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Egg donation & my fertility

Posted: 09/17/21

Choosing to be an egg donor and donating your eggs so that an infertile couple can start a family is a big decision. Generally, egg donation comes with financial incentive and is often why young women help in this way. One big concern many have about this process is how it could affect future fertility […]

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Six-time egg donor shares her experience

Posted: 09/1/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine Completing your sixth and final cycle as an egg donor can feel bittersweet. It’s closing the door on an important chapter in your life while knowing you’ve made an incredible difference in the lives of the families you helped create. That’s certainly the case for Marissa*, who completed her sixth cycle […]

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Egg Donors Share Their Advice

Posted: 08/11/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine Being an egg donor and helping to create a happy family is truly one of the most remarkable things you can do for someone else. Our agency is here to guide you through the steps in the egg donation process and support you throughout your cycle. If you’ve ever considered egg […]

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Legal Considerations for Egg Donors

Posted: 07/29/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine Benefits of working with an agency versus a frozen egg bank Egg donors today have many options when it comes to choosing who they want to work with for their donation cycle(s). There are agencies, fertility clinics with in-house donor programs and frozen egg banks, which typically split eggs from a […]

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Supporting LGBTQ+ Families Through Egg Donation

Posted: 06/3/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine When same-sex couples turn to egg donation and surrogacy to build their families, sometimes its other members of the LGBTQ+ community who are there to support them. That’s the case for Jordan, who chose to become an egg donor knowing that she will need help to have her own family one […]

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Donor Inspiration

Posted: 05/20/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine | Cross Posted Connie Wharton always knew she wanted to be a nurse but specializing in fertility wasn’t initially part of her plan. While serving as a corpsman in the United States Navy, Connie worked at a fertility clinic that was part of a military hospital in San Diego, California. It […]

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You can be the solution!

Posted: 05/20/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine | Cross posted Did you know 1 in 8 couples who struggle with infertility. As an egg donor, you could be the solution to helping one of these couples create the family of their dreams! The infertility journey When intended parents come to us seeking help to create their family, they […]

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a documented egg donation adventure

Posted: 05/20/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine, cross posted Chelsey Isenberg, a mom of five children ages two to nine, has a passion for helping intended parents create their families. She first served as a surrogate and delivered twins in February 2020 for an intended mother in China, who traveled to the United States for the delivery. After […]

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Because of Egg Donation, we are debt free

Posted: 05/20/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine, cross posted In November 2019, Jordyn Boucha and her husband, Beau, were able to have their dream wedding by using the compensation from her first two egg donation cycles. “I know every girl dreams of her wedding and has Pinterest boards filled with inspiration for her perfect day, and I was no different,” […]

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Thank You to the Nurses Who Help Us Create Happy Families!

Posted: 05/6/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine In honor of Nurses Week (May 6-12), we want to recognize the many nurses who help us create happy families by going above and beyond to support our intended parents and egg donors. Our coordinators at Egg Donor Solutions (EDS) work closely with nurses throughout each step in the process to […]

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Braving Infertility Together connects women in Dallas-Fort Worth and beyond

Posted: 04/20/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex, Braving Infertility Together is a grassroots nonprofit organization whose mission is to normalize the infertility process by providing experienced-based support, encouragement and education. The organization was born from a group of local women who connected via an online search for infertility support and decided […]

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6 Tips for Writing a Letter to Your Egg Donor

Posted: 03/25/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine Once intended parents (IPs) have chosen a donor, and she begins the medical screening process, our coordinators at Egg Donor Solutions will ask the IPs to write a letter to their donor that will be shared with her before or at the retrieval. Receiving the letter is often a wonderful surprise […]

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Egg Donors Share the Best Part of Their Experience

Posted: 02/18/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine What is the best thing about being an egg donor? This is a question we often ask our donors after they have completed their cycle. It may be surprising to some to learn that the answer is not the financial compensation. While the compensation is certainly one of the benefits of […]

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How to Talk to Your Children About Egg Donation

Posted: 01/21/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine Dallas-based psychologist Wendy Bauer has been working with infertile couples and individuals for 35 years with a special interest in families created via donor conception. Specifically, she counsels intended parents, egg donors, sperm donors, and donor-conceived children, teens, and adults. In her work with intended parents, Wendy helps them navigate the […]

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