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Content Tagged: Third party options

Women gives birth to twins thanks to eggs donated by her sister

A woman who spent 6 years and £7,000 trying to conceive is now a mother to twins thanks to eggs donated by her sister. Lisa Blake, 41, and her partner Stephen, 37, were diagnosed with unexplained fertility. They underwent 4 unsuccessful rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and were told that their chances of having […]

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Transgender couple share how they’ll tell their children how they were born

Bianca and Nick Browser are a transgender couple with two sons, Kai, age 3 and Pax, age 1. They are preparing for the day when they tell their sons that it was their mother who got their father pregnant, and their father who gave birth to them. Bianca was born a male named Jason, and […]

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Using my partner’s brother as our sperm donor

My name is Susan and my wife’s name is Lucy. I met Lucy at a friend’s wedding about two years ago. We hit it off immediately, and before long we were living together, planning our wedding and coming up with baby names. I always knew I wanted to go through pregnancy and childbirth. Lucy always […]

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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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