Me, use an egg donor? Never!
Although I always knew I would have trouble getting pregnant,I did not know my husband and I would face so many challenges when trying to build our own family. I got married when I about to clock 40 and had suffered from endometriosis, tubal problems, and fibroids. Not a great start! However, we began our family-building journey with much enthusiasm, believing "a little assistance" would bring us the child we so much desire.I had always dreamed of being a mother ever since I was a little kid, babysitting and carryingother people's children, waiting for the time when I would get pregnant and havemy own baby." We began IVF treatment using my eggs at 41, andthe reproductive endocrinologist told us that my "advanced maternal age"meant I might have a few good eggs left, but we were not discouraged. My first egg retrieval yielded 4 eggs, and 2 of them were fertilized…Read More