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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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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 an egg donor. 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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24.10.2017

Altrui Information Evening

Tuesday evening (17th October) in Central London gave potential egg recipients the unique chance to hear from a panel of speakers who gave unparalleled insights into egg donation. A last minute addition to the programme was Sophie, conceived from donated eggs and now 18, who came with her mum and offered her experiences of what […]

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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 […]

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25.11.2016

Egg Donors and Donation Process on BBC 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! On BBC Tees, Altrui’s Alison and the donor Zoe talk […]

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Egg donation, a personal approach

My journey as an egg donor

Counselling in egg donation

Raising awareness of egg donation

What happens after egg collection

Care and safety of egg donors

Altrui Egg Donation UK

My egg donation experience

Why I became an egg donor

What it’s like to be a recipient of donated eggs