Egg and Sperm Donation: How Intended Parents Feel About Disclosure

Disclosure is a funny thing. It’s the first time parents have to decide what’s in the best interest of their kids. The problem is twofold: 1. It is very hard for a potential parent to wrap their brain around the disclosure issue because, typically, the parent must start thinking about the issue before the child…
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Can Skype Help You Conceive?

Can Skype help you conceive? Sounds crazy, but as I just learned, the answer is yes. The other day, I did my first new patient Skype consult. I spoke with a lovely couple, delightful, struggling with infertility and living in a country with many more restrictions about health care than we have here in the…
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Life and Death: Putting Your Embryos in Your Will

Is it crazy to be thinking about death when you are trying to create life? Yes, on the one hand, it seems morbid to think about what to do with your frozen embryos, should you or your husband die. On the other hand, no, I don’t think so — not when I see a patient…
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