Tags » Embryo Donation

Five Years Down the Road

September 17 marks 5 years since our embryo transfer. Five years since we saw Grant and Maria as tiny perfect embryos. Five years since we started our journey as parents. 276 more words


Can I Just Vent?

There has been a long family history between my sister-in-law and myself. We were close until her wife started banging spoons againest glasses every time I spoke. 505 more words

A guest post from a donor mom, "What I'm looking for in an adoptive family"

My sister in law just welcomed her twins the same month that Graem was born.  She did IVF and has 5 stellar embryos remaining.  She is going to adopt them through NEDC. 314 more words


Pregnancy Through "Adoption" - Embryo Donation

Traditional adoption is a lifeline for some couples. Personally, it scares the shit out of me.

Keep in mind, that is just my personal opinion. If you are in the process of adoption, or are considering it, by no means do I want to dissuade anyone from that path. 1,254 more words


Labor Day Memories & How Proud We Are Of Our Daughter

My daughter is starting a new chapter in her academic life next week.  I am so proud of her.  When she went to preschool, her baby sister was born still due to a rare disease.  1,010 more words

What I learned from Embryo Adoption

Embryo adoption was a new concept for me. As I learned about the scientific components behind IVF and the outcome of this process, it was miracle technology. 449 more words



This past winter and spring, I saw a lot of friends and beloved pets die.  It’s the last Friday home with Hope.  I need to get cleaning soon.  710 more words