Tag Archives: Finding Our Families

Making choices from a place of love or fear?

I’ve done some mulling over since the taping of the Katie Couric Show, and have simplified this issue down to the basics.  Here are my thoughts: Getting to spend time with Janet, Jim, and Brittan before, and after the Katie … Continue reading

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The Katie Couric Show, WED JUNE11th!

The piece will feature a teenager and her parents meeting their egg donor, and her two daughters, for the first time! Very emotional, showing how important these connections can be- for all involved. Read about it in USA Today and … Continue reading

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Connecting Donor Families – Calling All Airlines!

Madi, a donor conceived college student on the Donor Sibling Registry had a great idea for her school project. This is what she wrote to me a few weeks ago: In our class we have been given the vague assignment … Continue reading

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Sperm Banks and Egg Clinics Take Note

I just received the following email today. If anyone is still questioning the importance of comprehensive medical and genetic testing of donors, and the urgency in regards to being able to update and share medical information amongst families…read on. When … Continue reading

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WNYC Story on Finding Donors Via DNA Testing

WNYC Radio: Ryan’s biological father speaks publicly for the first time about being found through DNA testing. Lost, Then Found http://www.onthemedia.org/story/lost-then-found/

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Review of “Finding Our Families” Book by Bill Heisel

New Family Trees: Lessons from the Donor Sibling Registry’s First Decade http://www.reportingonhealth.org/2013/09/05/children-conceived-sperm-egg-donation-find-community-online By William Heisel September 06, 2013 Wendy Kramer did something radical in 2000. Prompted by her own experience as a mother who had given birth to a child … Continue reading

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