Category Archives: Donor Egg Fertility Treatments

And Then There Were Three

SNG was born on Saturday, November 23rd, clocking in at 5 lbs 1 oz, 17.5 inches, and off-the-charts cuteness. Labor was quick (not counting the weeks of hospital-bound preterm labor in September and October). I woke up with contractions at 3am, we … Continue reading

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Tiers of Joy

Admitting that I don’t know what to write isn’t the best way to up my readership, but what can I tell you? I have no fucking clue what to say. No, I still don’t trust that this is happening. No, … Continue reading

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One

So, I was certain there’d be no one in there, but it turns out there is. One heartbeat. We saw it flicker. It was awesome. I’m not the kind of blogger that’s going to post pregnancy play-by-plays, although I’ll be … Continue reading

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Up’s Tears, Down’s Tears

I cried twice today. Once from overwhelming sadness for my father’s grief at the loss of his mother, and once when my doctor called to say that I’m pregnant. They were very different tears. Yes, my official test came back … Continue reading

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Death and Life. Maybe.

My grandmother died this morning. Also this morning, I found out I’m pregnant. Yesterday my father learned that my grandmother was very sick, and within a couple hours, he was at the airport. They Skyped while he waited to board, … Continue reading

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Prospective Perspective

I have a question. I always swore that I’d never consider egg donation. My reasons were that it’d be creepy, it’d feel false, and it’d be socially confusing. But after years of failed in-vitro treatments, my doctor said that the … Continue reading

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