Best Books to Introduce Your Child to Egg Donation

Having a child via Egg Donation is becoming more and more common each and every day. This means that more and more parents are developing ways to explain egg donation to their children when talking about their birth story. This can be a difficult task for many parents. Many parents use books to teach their young children life lessons and share pieces of how they came to exist, but this can be challenging for parents with children born through egg donation. That’s why we developed a list of excellent books that focus on egg donation to assist you in introducing your child to egg donation. Keep reading for some awesome finds!

A Tiny Itsy Bitsy Gift of Life, An Egg Donor Story

A Tiny Itsy Bitsy Gift of Life, An Egg Donor Story is a book about how a happy couple of rabbits have their own baby by means of egg donation. This book is filled with engaging illustrations and simple language to make the education process as easy as possible.

Mommy, Was Your Tummy Big?

Mommy, Was Your Tummy Big? is a book about a mother elephant who explains to her child that they were conceived via egg donation. This book is filled with illustrations and simple words to make learning about IVF and egg donation simple and enjoyable for children. Many health professionals in the fertility world have praised the book including an NYU Child Study Center and the ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine).

Beyond egg donation books geared towards heterosexual couples, there are also books that focus on Gay men having children through egg donation. Although the process is similar, the below books can help normalize both egg donation and having two dads simultaneously.

Happy Together, A Two-Dad Egg Donation and Surrogacy Story

Happy Together, A Two-Dad Egg Donation and Surrogacy Story is a heartwarming story about a Dada and Daddy bear explaining to their young child how egg donation was a large part in them being conceived. This book is filled with vibrant watercolor illustrations and clear language to help children understand the process.

The Pea That Was Me: A Two Dads’ Egg Donation and Surrogacy Story

The Pea That Was Me: A Two Dads’ Egg Donation and Surrogacy Story is a story that talks about a doctor, an Egg Donor, and a Surrogate and how they all worked together to help them come into their family. All of the concepts are introduced in an age-appropriate manner, making this the perfect story to explain the process and also show that there are wonderful and caring people in the world who were more than happy to help!

If you’re considering starting or growing your family with egg donation, these books are a great find to have ready to read to your future child. At Simple Surrogacy, we also offer resources that will help guide you through the process and the majority of our staff are previous Egg Donors and Surrogates who understand the process inside and out. Have a question? Contact our team today or visit our website for more information about egg donation!

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