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IVF and the Holidays

By | 2017-11-22T09:41:52+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Egg Donation|

When you are undergoing IVF and unable to conceive, the profound yearning to have a child is constant. It is an ache that never really goes away until you blessedly hold your baby in your arms. Typically holidays or anniversaries heighten the sense of emptiness for childless families making this a very difficult time of [...]

A Surrogate Letter to a Donor Angel

By | 2017-11-15T02:42:59+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Egg Donation|

Dearest Egg Donor Angel, I am a surrogate writing this letter of gratitude to you, egg donor, for making parenthood possible for my intended couple.  Our paths have never crossed, but I think of you often and bless you in my heart. I am the Gestational Surrogate who carried the embryo created for my Intended [...]

Letter from our Harvard Egg Donor

By | 2017-11-09T15:02:05+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Egg Donation|

It feels like ages ago since we were last in touch – this is your Harvard Egg Donor checking in. This Fall got unexpectedly busy for me. How have you been doing? Now that it's almost Halloween, I feel like the holidays are almost here -- my favorite time of year! I wanted to touch [...]

Choosing Your Egg Donor

By | 2017-11-09T18:27:46+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Egg Donation|

Many years ago, when choosing an egg donor was still a new way to build a family, I had a conversation with a mother of twin boys. She was over the moon in love with her sons and so very happy that she had decided to seek donated eggs in order to have them. She [...]

Conceived by Egg Donation: Reflections From a Young Woman

By | 2017-10-23T09:11:21+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Egg Donation|

My twin brother and I were brought into this world through egg donation and sperm donation. My creation began with a provocative scientific experiment, fueled by technology rather than candlelight and champagne. As I’ve revealed this part about me to people I have crossed paths with, many wonder if I felt weird about being a [...]

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The Top 5 Surrogate Questions from New Intended Parents

By | 2017-10-16T18:03:32+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Egg Donation, Surrogacy|

My Superb Surrogate Support Team When I decided to become a gestational surrogate eight years ago, it never occurred to me at the time how many questions people around me would have about what I was doing. When I started on this path I feel like my own list of questions for what [...]

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Egg Donation: Finding Comfort in What is Meant to Be

By | 2017-11-09T18:24:18+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Egg Donation|

The words “meant to be” come up a lot in the world of family building, especially for those considering egg donation.  Sometimes they render great pain. It is surely devastating when a well-meaning friend tells you that your miscarriage was a “blessing” because the baby “was not meant to be.”  Worse still is your mother’s [...]

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Egg Donation near me and Surrogacy at my fingertips

By | 2017-09-28T15:33:56+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Egg Donation|

Perhaps you’re thinking, “I’m interested in finding egg donation near me and perhaps a surrogate with the swipe of a finger.” Well, now you can. Just like social media, photo editing, or news, there is now a “swipe right” Tinder-style app for egg donation and surrogacy that was started in February 2017.The creators of Just [...]

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Dear Egg Donor: a letter from an offspring

By | 2017-09-27T16:25:05+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Egg Donation, Egg Donation Stories|

  Dear Egg Donor, I’m not really sure how to begin a letter like this. I know that I will most likely never meet you, but that doesn’t change the fact that I am thankful every day for the sacrifice you made. You were able to give me not only the gift of life, but [...]

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