A year ago we started egg donation course in Ukraine, Biotexcom, and I got pregnant after shot#3. It was great success as I have a complicated medical history. (Years of TTC, 2 miscarriages in a row 6 years ago.) That time we were just blessed. But now being in the 3rd trimester I started to
think...Should parents tell their children that they came from an egg of another
woman or no? I have not even told my friends and colleagues about this.
From another hand I have no right to hide this forever. I believe I should tell my kid in an age
appropriate way. We
used donor egg to conceive my son. I did a fair bit of reading
on this before going ahead. Most of what I've read says it's better for
the child to know. If they somehow find out later, as an adult for
example (and you weren't open with them) they could feel very angry. So we need let
him also make his choice whether to meet his donor one day or not (if
Right now I feel I don't have to share it with anyone else. Just to avoid rumors.
You know people are too unfair nowadays. The way I also see it is that my son's birth story and conception
information belongs to him. He can share it with whoever he wants when
he's old enough. In the meantime, I think I will only share this information
with my closest friends.
I would like to know what you, guys, think about this? Maybe
someone has similar experience?