There’s so much for prospective parents to think about when selecting an egg donor. One thing that is on the minds of many is whether their chosen egg donor will truly commit to the time-consuming process. In order to donate eggs, a donor must commit to undergoing a series of screening tests followed by ovarian stimulation and egg.
Kimberly from http://nogoodeggs.wordpress.com/ is seeking input from people who are parenting after infertility. In addition to being an infertility blogger, Kimberly is a sexual health educator and is currently preparing a training on incorporating assisted reproductive technology into sex ed lessons. Please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in answering some questions and sharing your advice as.
Same-sex marriage opponents have relied primarily on the argument that only marriage between a man and a woman are justified because one of the core purposes of marriage is having children. Here’s the problem with that argument–when you start tying marriage to procreation, you run into the issue of people who are unable to reproduce, whether.
Mei Xiang is a giant panda at the National Zoo and she’s been having difficulty conceiving. According to Zoo officials, her hormone levels rose and she was prepared for breeding with Tian Tian. But it didn’t happen, so zoo officials ended up artificially inseminating her over the weekend. What’s next for Mei Xiang is blood.
I have to admit this made me laugh…..all I could think of was the post-transfer mad dash to the restroom. What sign would you like to see at your RE’s office?
Dawn Davenport over at Creating a Family wrote an excellent blog post on the Twelve Signs That An Adoption Match May Fail which has inspired me to think about the similar red flags applicable to surrogacy matches. The intended parents and the surrogate don’t share the same views about abortion. This is a deal-breaker because it makes it.
A reader inquires of Miss Manners how he should react when his niece rebuffed his offer to donate sperm. The uncle reports that his feelings were hurt when the niece ended up having a baby using another sperm donor. Miss Manners rebukes him because he does not “seem to appreciate that this was not comparable.
Many of us have heard the refrain that having kids is a lifestyle choice. For childfree couples who got to make that choice, this can be true. For those of us who didn’t have a choice due to infertility, it’s a very hurtful thing to hear. And it’s not any less hurtful when it’s said.
No, an egg donor is not the “biological mother” of the resulting child. Nor is she the “real mother.” No, it’s not known as “three parent IVF” when a generous young woman donates her eggs for a new procedure where portions of two different human eggs can be combined. Read more here about this medical.
One question I get asked a lot is what paperwork is needed in New Hampshire so that a husband/boyfriend can agree to give up his rights to a child that hasn’t yet been born (or, sometimes, even conceived). The short answer is that there’s no such paperwork. Public policy prohibits a man from simply.