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Fuck You, Katie Couric: A Love Story

For those of you living under a rock or some other placeĀ 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 negativeĀ 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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