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Old 11-12-2009, 05:40 PM - Thread Starter
 
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The link to Amazon is here.

The book is an anthology called: And Baby Makes More: Known Donors, Queer Parents, and Our Unexpected Families, Susan Goldberg (Editor), Chloë Brushwood Rose (Editor).

It's not out on Amazon yet, but it's out in stores, at least in Canada. I haven't read it yet, but I read a great review of it which makes me want to soon.

Anyone got any other books on this topic they wanna recommend?

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oooh, this exactly what i've been looking for. i just pre-ordered it - too bad it won't be ready till May! Thanks for finding this, papa!
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Old 11-12-2009, 06:05 PM - Thread Starter
 
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It's already in bookstores, so you might be able to get your local independent bookstore to order it in, if they don't have it. Amazon is just being weird.

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Looks good, Papa. Thanks for sharing.

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Oooh that looks good!

We always joke with our donor about having someone write a book about our journey. But now it's out there -- all the better! I think it's so important to have something concrete out there to quell some of the crazy hysteria that exists around using known donors.

And papa -- I stand by your signature too. Waiting to hear about rising numbers tomorrow. We'll meditate a bit with you in mind tonight (we do a great pregnancy, implantation, etc meditation that's tailored to IVF folk -- I'll have Katie pass along the info to folks when she visits the thread).

be well all,
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