The economy and egg donation

“Whenever the employment rate is down, we get more calls,” says Robin von Halle, president of Alternative Reproductive Resources, an agency in Chicago where inquiries from would-be egg donors are up 30% in recent weeks — to about 60 calls a day. “We’re even getting men offering up their wives. It’s pretty scary.” from Ova Time: Women Line Up to …

The new adoption

At both conferences I went to people were talking a lot about children conceived via donor egg and donor sperm. It’s clear that a lot of the same issues inherent to adoptee rights are present when parents conceive using a donor specifically about people who want access to their genetic histories. Joanna is herself a child of donor sperm and …