My Doctor Said "Donor", Now What?
I didn't grow up dreaming of using a donor to have my children.
After our second failed IVF cycle, my doctor brought up the idea of using a donor and I was a hard no. I would NEVER use someone else’s genetics to create a child.
But... after lots of research, soul searching and facing my fears... we decided to take the leap and we now have two beautiful donor conceived girls.
If your doctor just told you that donor might be an option to have a baby and you are feeling feeling overwhelmed, lost, and devastated, then grab a copy of my free PDF, My Doctor Said Donor, Now What?
You don't have to have it all figured out right now. You don't even have to have decided to use a donor yet. Just take the next few steps with me.
If your whole world just turned upside down because you learned donor egg, donor sperm, or donor embryo might be your only chance at having a baby you are in the right spot. There is a lot to consider. Let's take the first 3 steps together.
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This guide is helpful because it not only provides a guide on steps to follow and really useful exercises but it validates how scary this path can be. Learning Meta, someone that went through it and feeling her vulnerability helps me to feel less alone.
Meta (pronounced May-da) Getman is a donor conception coach who helps families who have found themselves exploring and/or facing a journey to parenthood they had never imagined: using donor eggs, donor sperm or donor embryo. Through her candid and honest communication and support, Meta helps her clients go from isolation, loneliness, and deep-rooted fear of what’s next to hope, calm, peace, confidence, and excitement whatever their next step is to becoming a parent.
In addition to her signature online course and 1:1 coaching, Meta is the host of the podcast Infertility Crossroads. She is a repeat speaker at the RESOLVE Midwest Family Building Summit, an advocate for women’s health and infertility care, and founded a community of families who used a donor in her local community. Meta and her husband Michael went through their own infertility challenges and after eight rounds of fertility treatments, is now a mom to twin girls conceived via donor eggs.
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