Invitation: Donor Gametes, the Next Generation: Caring for Our Children

I just received this invitation from The American Fertility Association. If you are one of the first 15 to register you’ll be in luck and can get personal support and have your questions answered regarding the use of donor eggs, sperm or embryos. If you are already parenting children conceived via these methods you may also participate.

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You’re Invited to a FREE Telephone Coaching Support Group Thursday, November 18th 
Donor Gametes, the Next Generation: Caring for Our Children 
Are you considering the use of donor sperm, egg, or embryo to create children? Or, are you already parenting children created by donor sperm, egg, or embryo?
During this one hour group conference call, you will receive information on:
· The pros and cons of disclosure to children of their genetic origin
· What and when to share this information with children if you so choose
· How or whether to share this information with family or friends
· Questions you may have if you have already begun to share this information
You will also have the opportunity to share information and support one another in making the decision about disclosure and implementing this aspect of parenting.

WHEN: Thursday, November 18, 2010
WHERE: Telephone Conference Line 
(call-in information will be given at time of registration)
TIME: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eastern time
FACILITATORS:  
Joann Paley Galst, Ph.D. 
Patricia Mendell, L.C.S.W.
COST: FREE!
Registration limited to the first 15 responders who also send information regarding their particular situation and 
any questions they would like addressed.
For further information and to register contact:
Joanne Paley Galst, jgalst@aol.com, 212-759-2783
Patricia Mendell, pmendell@aol.com, 212-819-1778