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Content Tagged: relationships

I’m considering having a child with the assistance of a sperm donor. I recently read an article where a child conceived with a donor said she wished she’d “never been born”. Are all donor-conceived kids angry and resentful of their genetic origins?

Written by our mental health expert, Dr. Emily Koert, Registered Psychologist. This is a common concern of women and couples who are considering using a donor to build their families. I think this concern indicates that you’re in the right mind frame – you’re considering not only your needs, but also the needs of your […]

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Planning the timing of my pregnancy and maternity leave

My partner Luke and I have decided that we’re going to start trying to have a baby! I’ve been charting my fertility and ovulation using an app, so I have a good idea of when I’m most fertile. Luke and I are both teachers, so I’m hoping to time the pregnancy so that I’m due […]

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Growing number of men and women using matching sites to find potential co-parents

A Daily Mail Online story profiles a growing trend – an increasing number of men and women are using online matching sites to find a person with whom they can platonically co-parent. The sites, which attract single men and women and gay couples, are much like dating websites. Users create a profile detailing what they […]

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Four little girls named Hope and their mothers share their inspiring stories

A recent article in the Daily Mail Online profiled the stories of four mothers who overcame incredible odds to have their daughters – who they fittingly named “Hope”. They include: Becky Dennis, 35, and Hope, age 4 Hope was born profoundly deaf after Becky had previously experienced 5 miscarriages because her overactive immune system was […]

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