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Fertility Journey: It's Finally August

Perceptions of time is ironic, when you waiting for a cycle to began. Time is creeping slowly… I feel like a little kid, “is it Christmas yet?” Since we have a date, I have made changes to my fertility routine. 727 more words

Where Has 11 Years Gone? Fertility Journey

My living daughter’s birthday is a time of great excitement and celebration. Sadly, my own family outside of my husband and daughter is not so loving. 1,901 more words

Embryo Donation


Sunday night John Luke woke up around 3:30 AM fussy and hot.  I didn’t take his temperature because it was warm in his room.  I turned the air down and rocked him back to sleep.  283 more words

Embryo Donation

The struggle to conceive

Most girls dream of having a family one day, without even considering the prospect of any complications.

Infertility in Australia is on the rise, and a growing number of women are resorting to IVF in order to conceive with many even having to consider using donor eggs or sperm. 17 more words


Guess who's coming...for the weekend?

The tickets have been booked, so I’ll say it: Lina’s donor family is coming to visit!

It’s been in the works for quite a while, since Lina’s donor mom asked me months ago how we felt about the idea. 443 more words

Our Story


Josh and I had our 10 week ultrasound and lab work at NEDC.  We were relieved to know both babies are growing strong and healthy!  Baby A’s heartbeat was 178 and Baby B’s heartbeat was 186.  264 more words

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A Biased Rant

I’m going on a rant.  There are two articles in circulation on Facebook that portray very negative attitudes toward embryo adoption.  One quotes a teenager who was donor conceived stating she wishes she hadn’t been born; the other says that embryo adoption exists solely to meet the needs to adults who believe life begins at conception and those who want children.   386 more words