Being Donor Conceived – by an adult conceived via sperm donation

When prospective parents make a decision to go the egg donation route, many times they have difficulty deciding if they will disclose their conception story with their child and if so, when. There isn’t anyone I’ve spoken with who makes this decision lightly. Everyone wants to do what’s best for their child and they don’t want to hurt or confuse...

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First Person: To the Parents Raising My Eggs

I talk to many parents daily about their fears and hopes as they anticipate the egg donation process. I came across this article written by a previous egg donor and it gives great insight into how a donor may feel. Keep in mind, this is only one perspective. At Heartfelt Egg Donation, LLC we allow egg donors and prospective parents to mutually agree on the type of...

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How to make a baby (in a lab) – Nassim Assefi and Brian A. Levine

TedEd has a wonderful video about how to make a baby (in a lab).  I definitely recommend it to women who are considering becoming an egg donor through Heartfelt Egg Donation, LLC or any other donor egg program.   Infertility affects 1 in 8 couples worldwide. But in the last 40 years, more than 5 million babies have been born using in vitro fertilization (IVF). How...

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Most Americans Believe Miscarriage Myths

by Laura Geggel, Staff Writer for Live Science  |   May 08, 2015 06:37pm ET  Original article on Live Science. Miscarriages are common, but the majority of Americans still think they occur rarely, a new survey finds. The nationwide online survey found that 55 percent of people in the United States believe that miscarriage happens in 5 percent or less of all...

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Thank you: Nod to Mother’s Day blessings

Dear Suzanne, It’s that time of year again for me to thank you & my donor Ann for giving me the chance to be a mom but not a minute of any day goes by that I am not eternally grateful to both of you. My daughter is now almost 4 years old & my son is 2. They are both the most beautiful, & smart children I have ever seen (spoken like a true mother) & I...

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