Posts tagged telling children about IVF
How do I explain to my children where they and their donation-connected siblings came from?

You want to communicate but feeling ambivalent about how to break the ice?  These questions of IF and HOW to tell are just as relevant for donor as recipient families. I’ve listed some ideas from my own repertoire learned from other moms, as well as book recommendations and reviews.

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Should I tell my embryo-donated children about their unique origins, and if so, when??

In a recent survey, 91% of embryo recipient families say that they’ll share their child’s unique origins with them. If you are thinking about if, how, and when to communicate your child’s donated origins, via embryo, egg, or sperm donation, you are not alone! In fact, it’s the single biggest concern of intended recipient parents. This blog explores why!

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