How did you become a family #2? - Mothering Forums

View Poll Results: How did you become a family
Domestic Adoption 0 0%
International Adoption 1 14.29%
Fost/Adopt 3 42.86%
Insemination 19 100.00%
Surrogacy 0 0%
Children from a prior relationship 3 42.86%
other 3 42.86%
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#1 of 12 Old 03-03-2003, 12:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
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OK I redoing this to beable to choose more than one....forgot that could be the case.

Here is my original message.

Just thought it would be nice to see the diversity here. We are in the process of adopting or daughter through the fost/adopt program....
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Thanks for changing this! I voted kids from a prior relationship (DP's previous marriage) and insemination.

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I have one gorgeous hunk o' babe conceived via donor insemination with a known donor...
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I have two beautiful sons, ages 11 and 2 both conceived through imsemination with unknown donors.

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We have 2 boys conceived with a known donor who is involved in our life.
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Glad to hear it, Henry's Mom! Sometimes I feel like the only one going that route... I know it's not for everyone, but there are so many benefits to a known donor situation! Our donor is a dear friend, an 'uncle' to our child who we see at least weekly... I feel really blessed to have him in our lives.
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DP and I are blessed with one beautiful daughter by anonymous donor insemination. We are ttc #2.
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we were already a family, but our baby is coming thru insemination. willing to be known at 18.


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Our two little guys (now 23 days old!!!!!) are here thanks in part to an annonymous donor whose sperm we used for the insemination.

Mindfully mothering SIX kids (ages 5, 6, 8, 9, 11 & 11) in a small house with a lot of love.
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our daughter was conceived at home with sperm from an identity release donor, willing to be known when dd turns 18.
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We have 2 teenage boys from a previous relationship and a 3 year old from insemination.
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we have a beautiful 7 week old baby girl from a known donor (good friend and political companion) insemination, who will be an "uncle" figure--nice to see there are other families like ours here--

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