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16.10.17

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15.10.17

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14.10.17

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13.10.17

🎉Wow Lianne!! WOW!! 🌟 Congratulations!! A baby girl to complete your recipient's family! 💕 Could you #

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12.10.17

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24.03.2017

Information Evening for Egg Recipients

On Wednesday we held our fourth information evening for recipients. Despite the terrible event at Westminster, an impressive 80 people braved the disruption to come along to hear the speakers and meet the Altrui team. We are extremely grateful to the speakers who gave up their time to talk to the group. Zoe, one of […]

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23.12.2016

Egg Donors make a very Happy Christmas

This week, just before Christmas, we seem to have a huge number of babies born, pregnancies announced and a lot of hopeful couples each matched with one very special donor. But this has been the trend throughout this year. It’s always an exciting time with so much going on, but for these recipients who are […]

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25.11.2016

Egg Donation on BBC Radio Tees

We have crazy weeks and crazy weeks here at Altrui and this is usually generated by our fantastic donors. So no surprise that our time has been taken up with the knock on from Zoe and Amelia Abby’s rise to fame and the BBC involvement! Many recipients ask us the question “Why would anyone want […]

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08.11.2016

Does gamete donation need an overhaul?

It is disappointing to read about the closure of the National Sperm Bank (NSB) as its success could have helped many more people have a family using UK-donated sperm (see BioNews 875). As has been well documented, in the past it has not been easy to recruit either sperm or egg donors in this country. […]

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21.10.2016

Does Smoking Affect Egg Donation?

Egg donation is a great way to help a couple achieve their hopes of becoming parents. Donating the healthiest eggs possible gives a recipient the best chance to become pregnant. Are you a smoker who would like to donate some of your eggs? If you’d like to find out how smoking affects the outcome of […]

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12.10.2016

Assumptions people make about older mothers needing an egg donor – often wrong!

As a child I was bullied mercilessly and since then it takes a lot for me to trust people. Being with someone in an intimate way is a huge trust issue and, because of the bullying, I have waited to find that right person. I realised in my early forties that perhaps I needed to […]

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10.02.2016

Being an Egg Donor can be Life Changing – and not just for the recipient

Donating eggs can totally change the life of a woman (or couple) who would love to be a mother but will never have the chance of having a family without the help of a donor. However, egg donation can itself be equally life changing for some donors, who can find that the process takes her […]

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19.08.2015

Why some women become altruistic egg donors

Many recipients have themselves been through the IVF process and therefore, although it is different for them, they have an appreciation of what is asked of donors when they donate eggs. So we are frequently asked the same question: “Why do women do this?” “What motivates them?” To answer this question we went back to […]

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10.07.2015

PGD and Egg Donation

Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) with egg donation enables people who have a genetic disorder to avoid passing on that gene to their children. PGD is a procedure performed in the laboratory by embryologists who test embryos created by IVF for the faulty gene and/or chromosomes. From this testing, only embryos that do not have the […]

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18.06.2015

Altrui Sibling Pregnancies with Donor Eggs

When we started Altrui five years ago, it was our plan that we would be able to give people the very best chance of starting a family with the help of an egg donor. Most people arrive at egg donation after a long difficult journey full of heartache and disappointment, but also with hope, and […]

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What will I know about the recipient I’m matched with

How many appointments will I need

Is egg donation painful

Will I get to know happens as a result of my donation

Will I get to know if my donation is successful

Radio Tees Interview

Will I be paid to be an egg donor?

Who can be an egg donor?

Clinical process of egg donation

Being a recipient of donated eggs