Egg Donation & Surrogacy

Facts, insights and opinions about egg donors, surrogates, and intended parents.

Archives 2008

CNN's Anderson Cooper: Story on Egg Donation

by Katherine Benardo

Northeast Assisted Fertility Group to be Featured on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” Next Week - Story on Egg Donation

<Click to watch the CNN video, "Egg Donors on the Rise">

Now CNN has picked up on the “surge” in egg donation and they invited Sanford and me to participate in the story. They were ...

More Fallout: Kuczynski’s New York Times Magazine Surrogacy Story

by Katherine Benardo

Amy Benfer’s piece in Salon yesterday questioned the editorial logic behind the Times publication of Kuczynski’s article, but concluded that it was at least honest in choosing not to mitigate the writer’s vanity, selfishness, and sense of entitlement. She had a slightly more generous attitude toward Kuczynski than many of her readers ...

On Alex Kuczynski's "Her Body, My Baby"

by Katherine Benardo

So, we finally get to read the Sunday Magazine article, and they do not credit Sanford Benardo or Northeast Assisted Fertility Group (NAFG) for our input. Oh, well. Nonetheless, I found Kuczynski's story of infertility and surrogacy heartfelt and brazenly honest. It was also pretty accurate.

I first read the story as a text-only ...