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Fuck You, Katie Couric: A Love Story

For those of you living under a rock or some other place¬†where no one gives a shit about egg donation, Katie Couric recently did a segment about a donor egg conceived child and her family who met their donor for … 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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Festival of Lights at the End of the Tunnel

It wasn’t the best Hanukkah for me. Lots of drama that’s not worth getting into, so I won’t, but in between the bouts of mayhem, there was an especially sweet moment. My mother urged me yet again to think about … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Choice, Reprise

I’ve been working hard to wrap my head around the ins-and-outs of what it’ll mean to raise a child that isn’t genetically my own. There are a lot of layers to it, especially since my discomfort stems from some deep-seated … Continue reading

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Case Study: Me

I’ve blogged about my theory that egg donation is not that different from adoption, and I’ve blogged about my negative¬†feelings about adoption, and yet, I’m trying to adopt an egg. What gives? Turns out I’m not the first person to … Continue reading

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