Victoria Hopewell was a forty-something divorcee when she met and married a long time bachelor whose ninety-year-old parents were anxiously waiting for a grandchild. The problem was, even though Victoria had two young daughters from a previous marriage, her intense desire to create a baby with her new husband was thwarted by her own body. Her eggs were aging faster than her healthy hormones and youthful appearance would suggest.
Desperate for a child, willing to undergo every procedure from Lupron shots through egg harvesting and IVF, she is blocked at every corner from achieving her dream.
Finally she journeys toward the use of a donor egg, but no eggs are available, and she is placed on a lengthy hospital waiting list. Victoria and her husband then embark on a surrealistic egg hunt to find their own donor.
Follow her insider’s account of the hidden world of egg donation – where women’s eggs are bought and sold over the internet. Grade A Baby Eggs is a must read for anyone considering IVF or the donor egg option.