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A Letter of Hope

This time of year is a struggle for so many. And for single women who long to start a family, particularly those facing the challenges of fertility over 40, it can be especially difficult. A woman wrote recently on the Choice Mom discussion board that she was giving up hope. She was unhappy about the…

PODCAST: Egg Freezing — Good idea, or not?

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New York City psychologist Joann Paley Galst has counseled hundreds of women over the years about dealing with fertility challenges. In her partnership with Choice Moms, she helps educate single women about their options to become mothers — the realities — the hopes — the fears. In this Choice Chat episode about egg freezing, Joann and…

Choice Mom Coach Sarah Kowalski

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If you are feeling isolated and overwhelmed making decisions about this journey, Choice Mom Sarah Kowalski — who has offered excellent information on this website about her egg donation experience in Mexico and about epigenetics — is creating a video-based support group. She is offering free calls March 5th through April 9th, Thursdays, 5-6:30pm PST.…

What is Epigenetics?

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excerpted from the Choice Mom E-guides to Eggs and to Embryos, submitted by Sarah Kowalski “Within the next 10 to 20 years we will discover that our genetic code only accounts for 10 percent of what gets inherited and what makes us who we are. Genes at birth are not as essential as we once…

Spotlight: NW Cryobank (eggs)

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NW Cryobank became an advertiser in 2014 for our E-guides “About Sperm” and “About Eggs” (it provides both), and is starting to build a stronger relationship with the Choice Mom community. About Eggs Open-identity donors More than half of NW Cryobank’s 33 current donors (at last count) are open-identity. But they are transparent about the…

Spotlight: Donor Egg Bank USA

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I always check recommendations and standards before working with a company on behalf of the Choice Mom community. Integrity of product… transparency of policy… openness to the LGBTQ and single community. I admittedly have had little experience working with egg banks until this year, but when I put out the call, one recommendation was that…

Jodi: My Egg Donation Story

Jodi offered her story for the Choice Mom E-Guide: All About Eggs. — our new 47-page guide that covers everything from debating egg freezing and embryo donation to questions to ask yourself and a bank before selecting an egg donor option. Jodi offered to let me share her story in more detail for the many…