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-Anne de Lenclos

Embryo Donation Stories

Share your personal experience with embryo donation here.

Please remember
Miracles do happen!

We invite all our visitors to send us their own personal story and experience with embryo donation, whether they have been successful yet or not! We hope these stories can give encouragement and provide information to those who are thinking about donating or receiving embryos, so they can see that miracles really can happen!

Share your Embryo Donation story here:

Here are a few things you need to consider before you send us your story:

You need to agree with the Terms and Conditions posted in this site and the Story Submission terms below.

Your story should contain no more than 5000 characters total including spaces.

If you want to send a photo with your story please see the instructions and conditions below.

Email your story to: stories@miracleswaiting.org

Embryo Donation Stories

Read our contributors stories by following the links below:

Shamrock:  Life Before, After, and In-Between Embryo Donation
Susan: No Title
Johnna: Our First Attempt
Missy: Double Miracles on the Way 
Bruce: A Dad’s Perspective
Janet: Gifts From Afar
Becca: No Title

Story Submission terms and conditions:

By submitting an Embryo Donation Story, you are indicating that you have read, understood and agree with the terms and conditions stated on this site and supplemented here:

You grant Miracles Waiting, Inc. permission to use the story and photo that you are submitting royalty-free at any area of this site and we may use it in any derivative work in any medium. We agree to publish your name, as provided by you, along with the posted story. Furthermore, we do not pay for the use of any Embryo Donation Stories.

We may edit the story you submitted for clarification and grammar. While all submissions will be considered for publication on this website as space allows, we also reserve the right not to post any submitted story at our discretion.


If you want to send us a photo of you or your family to accompany your submission we would be glad to include it with your story. Please send a .jpeg/.jpg (or .gif) attached to your Embryo Donation Story e-mail submission. Please note that the maximum photo file size should not exceed 50kb and also you will need to re-size your image to a format suitable for web publication. If your photo was professionally taken, you will need to have written permission from the photographer for us to use the photo on this site.

About embryo donation stories: The stories you will find at the Miracles Waiting website are contributed by the authors, and we do not verify the details or content for accuracy. They are offered on this site for informational and entertainment purposes only. They are not a substitute for medical or legal consultation.


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Nearly 400,000 embryos are stored in the United States,
88.2% are targeted for patient use, and
2.8% are available for research.