Using Donor Eggs? Your Body Is Still Influencing Your Baby’s Genes

Using Donor Eggs? Your Body Is Still Influencing Your Baby’s Genes

Over the years Dr. Carlos Simon’s fertility patients, the hundreds of women who conceived using donors eggs, have told him over and over how much their babies looked like them or someone in their family. How could this be, they asked him, when the reality is that these children had completely ...

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Dear Teacher and Preschool Community: How I Came Out as a DIY Mom

Dear Teacher and Preschool Community: How I Came Out as a DIY Mom

Dear Teacher, As we discussed on the phone, my child was conceived via donor insemination. I made the decision to have a child as a single mother by choice when I was 40. I figured I had the rest of my life to find love, but I didn’t have the rest of my life to […]

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A Book Review of “Finding Our Families”

A Book Review of “Finding Our Families”

Finding Our Families by Wendy Kramer and Naomi Cahn, J.D. A friend recently commented to me that choosing single motherhood with a donor or minimally viable dad today is the equivalent of “Starbucks coming to the East Village,” meaning it’s a formerly edgy neighborhood now turned mainstream and ...

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