How to Help Your Child Understand Donor Conception

Children need to know about the people who created them. This is a hard topic to discuss when the child is conceived through egg donation. It can be even more difficult to know when and how to explain this to you child and if it even should be brought up. But when children are trying to create an identity for themselves, they need to understand that the way in which they were conceived doesn’t make them less loved or different, but that it brought their family together.

The following video provides helpful advice on when and how to tell your child, what to do when you become flustered by questions and how to unfold your child’s birth story in stages.