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Non Paternal Event: Not a Miracle Baby, Part 1

Updated On: September 19, 2023

Season: 3 | Episode: 59

In Part 1 of our two-part episode, Non Paternal Event: Not a Miracle Baby, we delve into Amber van Moessner’s initial discovery of her donor-conceived identity. NPE Amber candidly shares her emotional journey of uncovering the truth, the impact on her family dynamics, and the significance of accurate medical histories for donor-conceived individuals. As Amber opens up about her early experiences, listeners gain insights into the challenges she faced and the vital support she found in online groups of individuals on similar journeys.

Episode Highlights:

Non Paternal Event Episode Highlights

  • Amber’s early life and upbringing, unaware of her donor-conceived status.
  • The emotional rollercoaster of discovering the truth about her origins at age 32.
  • The shock and mixed reactions within her family upon learning the news.
  • The importance of knowing one’s genetic medical history, especially in light of potential health issues.
  • The pivotal role of online support groups for individuals grappling with donor-conceived identities.
  • The astonishing revelation that Amber could have more than 75 half-siblings.

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