January 14, 2020

Becky’s Emotional Talk about Egg Donation with Her Daughter

Becky, a mom through egg donation, speaks about the emotions surrounding parenthood including grief, shame and fear. She aims to help lift the stigma and silence around donor conception through sharing her story.

She shares her fears of talking to her daughter about her egg donor. "It human nature to want to protect ourselves as parents and for me, my daughter cannot ever be replaced. Fears that she may find the donor and I'd be replaced are there, but they aren't really realistic."

Becky tells the story of the first moment she talked to her daughter about donor conception and her daughter's unexpected response.

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