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Book details
  • Genre:FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SubGenre:Alternative Family
  • Language:English
  • Pages:26
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543901610

Building My Family

A Story of Egg Donation and Surrogacy

by Carrie Eichberg

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Overview
Written by a reproductive psychologist, this book is for children conceived through egg donation and surrogacy. It serves as tool to help parents talk about the special way their child came into their lives. With pride and honesty, a young boy explains in child friendly terms how his parents used assisted reproductive techniques to build his family. The goal of the book is to get parents talking openly and honestly to their children about their unique conception story. Based on the theme that relationships are more important in families than genetic connection, this book opens the door for parents to have their own forthright discussions with their children.
Description
Written by a reproductive psychologist, this book is for children conceived through egg donation and surrogacy. It serves as tool to help parents talk about the special way their child came into their lives. With pride and honesty, a young boy explains in child friendly terms how his parents used assisted reproductive techniques to build his family. The goal of the book is to get parents talking openly and honestly to their children about their unique conception story. Based on the theme that relationships are more important in families than genetic connection, this book opens the door for parents to have their own forthright discussions with their children.
About the author
Carrie Eichberg, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist specializing in reproductive psychology. She is a member of the mental health professional group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Her practice is located in Boise, Idaho.
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