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18.04.2019

An egg with a difference

Easter is just around the corner and, for Altrui, that means several things – Bank Holidays and relaxing, plenty of chocolate, and an irresistible opportunity to “chat eggs”. If you’d like to find out more about being an egg donor, please send us a message by email info@altrui.co.uk or call us on 01969 667875  – we’d love […]

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20.03.2019

Dame Mary Warnock – A Truly Inspirational Figure

  Altrui would like to send condolences to the family of Baroness Mary Warnock who died on 20th March. Her legacy in the ever changing world of fertility will remain, for her remit in 1984 was to examine and consider the social,  moral and ethical implications of assisted reproduction. Without her significant contribution to the […]

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11.12.2018

First Christmases …

… They’re either very special or very difficult. New relationships, new babies, new pets, new homes – they are all fabulous. But, the first Christmas without a loved one, the first Christmas as a divorcee, the first Christmas you have to work all day and miss your family, the first Christmas your child doesn’t come […]

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01.10.2018

Recipient Information Evening

Thank you to everyone who attended the Altrui Information Evening on Wednesday and we were so pleased to be able to give an all-round picture of egg donation. Many people came to the evening and we were so grateful to our fantastic speakers who gave their perspective. One of our amazing donors spoke extremely clearly […]

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12.06.2018

Does egg donation affect my contraception?

If you are thinking about being a donor, you may be asked to change your contraception at some point. These are the ones that are hormonally based – the Mirena coil, Implant or injection as they can give false readings on tests and interfere with the development of the eggs in the donation cycle. The […]

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27.04.2018

Altrui Fertility

There is so much news in the media about fertility that we think you’ll find it helpful, as recipients, to hear about current fertility issues in one place… So we have launched a Facebook page to keep you updated: ‘Altrui Fertility‘. Altrui receives information about the latest research, developments and changes that frequently take time […]

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20.04.2018

Donor Conception Network’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Altrui had the honour of being invited to the House of Lords on Tuesday 17th April to an evening reception by the DCN (Donor Conception Network) who are celebrating the 25th anniversary of founding the Network. With massive security in place, and London gridlocked due to the CHoGM (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting), we arrived […]

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10.04.2018

Research by Cambridge University on Egg Donors’ Experiences

Are you going through egg donation, have been an egg donor, or have tried and for one reason or another cannot continue? If so, Lucy a Cambridge university researcher would love to hear from you as she is doing a study on your opinions and thoughts about egg donation. Why this study is being done. […]

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21.03.2018

Becoming an egg donor with Altrui

Becoming an egg donor is a special opportunity to enrich the lives of those wanting to start, grow or complete a family. And, if you’re reading this, it is possible that you are interested in helping someone achieve their dreams of having children. Altrui places great emphasis on finding donors who are kind-hearted and who […]

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02.02.2018

10 things to take along to egg collection that will make a BIG Difference!

It’s egg collection day. You are nearly there! At the end of your journey, and all your effort, towards becoming an egg donor and helping someone else! You may find it helpful to be prepared so that you can be as comfortable and as ready as possible for the big day! Here is a list […]

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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