I wish there was a manual for doctors on how to treat the mother of the baby being carried by a surrogate. Dear Doctor, You’ve never met me, but yet you have looked after my baby since the beginning. I have paid your invoices as I got them, but yet you don’t even acknowledge me… Read More Surrogacy: Hey doctor, I am the mother of my baby being carried by ‘her’
When someone writes a callous irresponsible blog post (I left out the link on purpose) about something they clearly do not really understand the magnitude of, I kind of have to reply. I have 2 cents and I want to share it – because I’ve only spent all my savings and 5 years of my… Read More Myths busted about… Surrogacy
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. Ernest Hemingway Have you ever just needed to hear good news, but the good news never comes? Well, that is how I feel. Earlier this month we flew the surrogate in and had one embryo implanted. I didn’t sleep for days before… Read More One is not enough…
Here I’m sitting on a Friday afternoon, a year and 2 months after Lexa was born, fuming because… The Department of Labour says I refuse to give them an adoption certificate and therefore they will not pay my UIF maternity benefits. I kid you not… These lame people that work at this useless government department… Read More I will huff and I will puff and I will blow them down!
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. Ernest Hemingway My heart starts beating wildly when I’m taken to my bed in what has become an all too familiar room. Green curtains with flowery frills at the top that separate the white beds. The white hospital gown nicely folded, just… Read More …and then we wait