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The One Off Club Sucks

Azoospermia (Male Infertility) “Rare”,  Anencephaly “One-Off”, Vitiligo “Uncommon”, Von Willebrand Disease “Underdiagnosed and rare”. These were just a few of the fun new words and terms that were thrown at me as we struggled through infertility, having kids and now

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The New Zealand Herald: Sperm donor ‘left me for babies’

This story scares me.  The donor we used, although anonymous and found through proper fertility clinic channels is a man who’s wife was unable to have her own children.  Although our donor stated in his profile that he was donating

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Eggsploitation

I ask you to watch this short movie trailer of a documentary called ‘Eggsploitation’ and also to vista the website http://www.eggsploitation.com/ Here is a quick write up about this Winning Documentary: About Eggsploitation The infertility industry in the United States has grown

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Posted in #atozchallenge, A to Z Blog Challenge, AHRA, Assisted Human Reproduction Act, Assisted Reproduction, Blog Challenge, Donor Conceived, Egg Donor, Eggsploitation, genetics, Infertility, IVF, Surrogacy

‘The interests of children conceived through egg and sperm donation must be protected’

Yet another article “The interests of children conceived through egg and sperm donation must be protected” has come forward in our Canadian press in support of ending donor gamete anonymity.  I have mentioned before that I struggle with this as I

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Posted in Assisted Human Reproduction Canada, Assisted Reproduction, Azoospermia, Canadian DI Families, Canadian Law, DI, DI Baby, DI Child, DI Dad, DI Grandparents, DI Mom, DI Parents, DI Siblings, DI Story, Infertility, IUI, IVF, judgement, Male Infertility, Olivia Pratten, reported births, Single Moms By Choice, SMC, Sperm Bank, Sperm Donor, Sperm Donor BGM 9581

Richard Hatch Talks About Being a Sperm Donor

Recently Richard Hatch wrote a post on the Donor Sibling Blog about being a Sperm Donor, Connecting with some of his Offspring and his Relationship with the Donor Sibling Registry (DSR). I have posted the article here with my response

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Posted in Assisted Human Reproduction Canada, Assisted Reproduction, Azoospermia, BGM9581, Canadian DI Families, DI, DI Baby, DI Child, DI Dad, DI Grandparents, DI Mom, DI Parents, DI Siblings, DI Story, Infertility, IVF, Male Infertility, pregnancy loss, reported births, Richard Hatch, Single Moms By Choice, SMC, Sperm Donor, Sperm Donor BGM 9581, The Virgin Dad, Trent Arsenault

The Virgin Father: Trent Arsenault

This donor has been all over the news lately including on the Anderson Cooper show. I am not really sure how I feel about this individual, except to say something about him and his story really creeps me out.  I

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None of Your F*#@ing Business!!!

More often then not I get asked “Did you need help to get pregnant?” “Did you have to use IVF?” “Do twins run in your family?” because I have twins.  My initial reaction is to respond “Non-of your F@*#ing business”,

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Allison Rouble

Allison Rouble

Writing to help you get your words into print and onto the web

Allison Rouble is a Freelancer who wears many hats. She writes original copy for magazines, newspapers, online publications as well as for her own two personal blogs GENdMOM.com and PandeMommium.com. She helps her clients with editing and proofreading, research, fact checking, web content, social media updating (ie: facebook posts and twitter updates), blogging, reviews, newsletters, translation of documents from English to French and Image Research.

She currently has 15 years experience in business administration, 10 years experience in journalism, on-line information and social media management. She has proven experience in preparation of projects according to established deadlines, editing, research and writing reports, proposals, brochures, and articles. Her experience in dealing constructively with internal and external business partners has allowed her to enable effective service delivery and has given her the ability to interpret and apply specialized information in order to provide solutions that satisfy the client and produce clean copy in an articulate and creative manner.

As a mom to Three small children it goes without saying that she has the ability to multitask, problem solve and be very creative when tasked with challenges.

Over the past 20 years she has also had experience with project management while working for a non-profit, database creation, presentations, fundraising, and event Co-ordinating.

PandeMommium (my other blog) where I talk all things ‘Kids and Crazy’

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