“So you see how the two balls of Play-Doh got mixed up together and shared the colours and glitter and smells? Well, those are like Play-Doh stories. And that’s kind of what happens when eggs and sperms meet—they share all sorts of stories and they become one NEW thing: You, and brother, and sister!
Talking About Egg Donation
Normal parents are our well-meaning friends and families, the people who effortlessly procreate and are able celebrate others’ joyful pregnancy and birth announcements. Normal parents are the strangers in the store whose innocent question about your baby’s red hair quietly reminds you that you couldn’t pass on your own DNA. Normal parents are the fertile population that doesn’t understand that having a baby cures childlessness—but not infertility.
I’ve paired up with Julie from Happy Together Children’s Book to host a book giveaway! She is giving away a…
et’s Talk About Egg Donation is filled with dozens and dozens of real stories from real people who built (or were in the process of building) their families with the help of an egg donor or embryo donors. It does a great job of walking you through the process of egg donation—from diagnosis to how to talk to your kids (and other people!) about egg donation, and everything in between!⠀
I made a video of me talking to V about her—and her siblings’—conception + birth story. For the first time, I sat down with a pen and paper to illustrate the story.
I’m thrilled to share that I was interviewed for Vogue magazine about our journey to parenthood via egg donation! Here’s…