my husband and I recently received news that our chances of conceiving on our own are slim at most and the best option for us is to use an egg donor.
I understand that this is the best choice but am currently struggling with coming to terms with the fact that with the donated egg there will be no genetic factors of mine and the loss of being able to get pregnant on my own.
I wanted to know how others worked through the journey of coming to terms and embracing egg donation.
Hello Ladies, My name is Michelle and to make a long story short my husband and I have been trying to conceive for about 5 years now. After 2 years we decided to see a specialist and after a million test and tries at alternatives we did our first cycle of IVF with a fresh embryo transfer that resulted in a BFNL. The cycle went well; I did experience some minor hyper stimulation with the egg...
My husband and I have decided we are almost at the end of this long road. More details in my profile, but our next procedure we will try is IVF using Donor Eggs with our wonderful surrogate. One fresh and if needed a frozen transfer is all we will do. The shared egg program is appealing due to it's reduced cost (though it's still 18K for 5 eggs) and we're not looking for a ton to freeze. I am...