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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 through 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!

So 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 of some little […]

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23.11.2017

Why do some women need egg donors?

The ability to have a family and children of our own is something that many of us probably take for granted. But for some women when they try for a baby, they find that they are unable to become pregnant without the help of another womans eggs. There are a number of reasons why women […]

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15.11.2017

Are there risks in Egg Donation? Ask Us!

In a nutshell, they are minimal for donors. All types of medical treatments and procedures have some risks associated with them, however the risks associated with egg donation are extremely low. At the highly respected clinics with which we work, everything is done to minimise these risks at every stage of the process. At your […]

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14.11.2017

The 2017 Fertility Show

Reading the advanced information about this year’s Fertility Show, we were struck about how little information there was about finding an egg donor in the UK. It appeared that the majority of the stands were taken by clinics from overseas promoting egg donation in their country, but almost nothing at all from the UK. We […]

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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