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What not to say to someone who is struggling with secondary infertility

By on April 23, 2017

Primary infertility in itself is difficult, hard, exasperating, frustrating, and so incredibly painful. Nobody and I mean nobody understands what infertility is like until they experience it directly themselves. And then when a baby finally comes, and the parenting begins some parents think about adding to their family –…


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16 years out… what’s it like now?

By on April 11, 2017

My kid has been accepted to Stanford once again for summer school. Of course, we are incredibly proud of him and his accomplishments. No one and I mean no one could have prepared me for all of this when I was embarking upon this journey almost 18 years ago….

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I feel like I need to say something…

By on January 22, 2017

For many people in the United States and around the world for that matter Friday was a very difficult day. I don’t know about you but I almost felt like the United States took a huge giant step backwards. 

This organization is not a political one, not by a long…


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Infertility Choices – The best tool on the horizon

By on January 13, 2017

Hey folks – I need your help- my friends from FertiliyIQ are putting together kind of a yelp site of fertility. It’s actually really cool.

I need your help and they need your voice.

We’re Deborah and Jake and we started FertilityIQ so hopeful parents could read reviews written by verified…


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Help and support for egg donation is just a few clicks away

By on December 27, 2016

Are you an intended parent, already cycling, pregnant, or now parenting a child be a donation? Are you looking for a safe, private, place that you can ask as many questions you don’t feel like you can ask publicly?

You won’t find your doctor, nurse, mental health therapist or your…


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Where I lose my mind ( once again) over misinformation

By on November 18, 2016

Once again the media gets it wrong. Marianne Garvey one of the many writers out in the world who I think are writing about things they have no knowledge about decided to write an article, and make a judgment about Janet Jackson’s pregnancy, while attempting to poorly explain why…


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Tell us about your donor

By on November 17, 2016

We are looking for comments about your egg donor selection. It’s going in the book we have been promising to write for a very long time.

Tell us about your donor selection?

How did you go about selecting your donor?

What qualities were you looking for?

Did you select an…


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Your DE Journey: Were you angry, pissed, resentful, or terrified?

By on October 11, 2016

Question of the day:

Have any of you when you began the journey of DE angry or resentful? Did you begin the process kicking and screaming?

If you did I want to talk to you.

Leave your comment with contact information. Or Email me? marna (at )pved (dot) org

Thanks 👍


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A Family is Anchored in Relationships, Not Genes

By on July 15, 2016

“I love personal stories about how intended parents make that leap to become parents via egg donation. Diana Thomas, Founder & and CEO of The World Egg Bank has opened her heart to us as she shares her journey. It’s never easy to just put it out there,…

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