Jay and Kathy struggled with infertility for several years. When Kathy was 40, they decided to seek medical help with conceiving.
By age 45, Kathy felt her eggs were hard boiled, and that this necessitated trying in vitro fertilization.
On their third attempt Jay and Kathy Rosales, ages 50 and 45 respectively, became pregnant with triplets. It was so much fun to tell people they were pregnant and it was triplets…
Kathy's pregnancy was OK. She was placed on bed rest at home at 5 months and was in the hospital for about a month. The triplets were born at 30 weeks.
TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation
-- a comprehensive book for people considering parenthood through donated ova, and those supporting them.
It takes readers through the decision-making process, focusing on questions they are likely to be asking themselves, including: Are we candidates for egg donation? Will it work? How much does it cost? How do we find a donor?
How do we talk about our decision with others? How will we tell our children? Ethical questions related to egg donation are also examined:
Can a donor truly have informed consent Is it ethically correct for donors to receive payment, and, if so, is the payment for 'time and effort' or for their eggs?
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