Tag Archives: egg donation

When one letter of the alphabet can make so much difference

Recently I found myself at a presentation that included a fertility doctor at one of London’s leading hospitals.  He was speaking about egg donation and concluded his talk by saying that new research was beginning to show that women carrying … Continue reading

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2014 in review – late motherhood remains a hot topic

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 31,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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What is a mother?

Our lovely daughter Zannah is 28 and has been living in New York for the past two years.  During that time she has trained as a Chinese medicine based massage therapist, a high level qualification that has given her a … Continue reading

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Mixed feelings about pregnancy following infertility

Heard the BEST news today.  A friend on her second round of egg donation announced that she had had a 12 week scan this morning and seen her babe waving it’s (unknown sex) arms and legs around.  I couldn’t stop … Continue reading

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A bad experience leads to a good opportunity

A very positive article about egg donation in the UK in The Guardian Family Section this weekend made me smile, but it also made me worry about where the item might end up.  Would it be OK, for instance, for … Continue reading

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New films of donor conceived young people talking about their lives

UPDATE AT 10th October 2014: These films are now available to buy (on one DVD) from the DCN website http://www.dcnetwork.org/products/product/different-story-revisited-dvd At long last I am able to announce that DC Network’s two new films of donor conceived children and young … Continue reading

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Choosing the ‘love or fear’ path in donor conception

Two of the wise women in the donor conception world are Wendy Kramer and Ellen Glazer.  Ellen is a counsellor to those needing egg donation to create their families and board member of the Donor Sibling Registry.  She wrote this … Continue reading

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