- Geographic Location: North America
- Age: 5
Franceska Donor was born and raised in New York City, like all the members of her family since the 1700s. Her children were the first to break this tradition by being born in another state. It was the only way both she and her wife could be put on their birth certificates without Franceska having to adopt her own genetic offspring. Using in vitro fertilization (IVF), her wife Sonia gave birth to their son and daughter who were conceived with Franceska’s eggs. Both children were born in New Jersey so that Franceska and her wife could both legally be considered parents. She has been writing "Babies on Ice," a personal journal of her experiences with IVF and alternative reproduction. She is now writing about embryo donation at: http://embryodonation.blogspot.com/ The image in Franceska's author profile is the ultrasound image of her genetic child in her wife's womb. It's entitled "My Egg, Her Womb, Our Child."
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