While the use of egg donation allows infertile couples to build their families, there are many legal pitfalls that can arise in the process. Here is a great resource from the Law Office of Catherine Ticker on TOP 10 MISTAKES MADE BY COUPLES USING AN EGG DONOR
Great article written by reproductive law attorney Amy Demma on making sure you include embryo disposition options in your egg donor agreement/contract. Believe it or not, this is such an important thing to think about BEFORE your embryos are created.
Donor Sibling Registry helps children conceived as a result of sperm, egg, or embryo donation to find and connect with half-siblings.
I saw this article on the front page of the New York Times and sighed. The title, Meet the Twiblings, promised in my mind another one of those articles focusing on the new fangledness of third party reproduction: Gosh darn, look what they've done now. I was sure it would start tongues wagging of designer babies. Well, I was wrong. This one is worth the read. A real story of a real mom through egg donation and surrogacy.
Since egg donation is a newer form of infertility treatment, there are no blogs yet by people conceived using donor eggs. The following blogs are written by people conceived by sperm donation. We realize that the issues for children conceived via egg donation may be different, but there will likely be some similarities.
Child of a Stranger- Story of an donor conceived adult woman searching for her anonymous sperm donor.
A great interview between a mom and her teen daughter about the benefits of early disclosure to your children about their conception through egg donation. If you worry about how your children will take it, you need to watch this video.
A lot of parents via egg donation fear hearing their children say the fateful words: "You’re Not My Mother”. This mom through egg donation and her teen daughter talk about how this mother responded when her 5 year old daughter shouted those words in anger.
A fantastic video interview with a 16 year old that was conceived through donor egg.
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