I started this blog (waaaay back on Livejournal) as a diary of my attempts to conceive. It turned into a chronicle of six years of infertility. In July 2009, our dreams came true and we conceived our son through IVF with (known) donor eggs. "Moe", as we call him on the Internet, was born in February 2010. Since then, I've written him letters every week, and now, every month. Thanks for sharing our journey.

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  1. Dear "Finding Moe",

    Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Muzi Chen, a member of the Family Communication Project (FCP) working with Dr. Martha Rueter at the University of Minnesota. I visited your blog and that was where I found your contact information.

    The Family Communication Project is a collaborative research effort lead by Dr. Rueter. Our FCP team includes researchers from across the U.S. and the families who participate in FCP research studies. If you would like to learn more about the FCP, you can visit our website at http://www.cehd.umn.edu/fsos/projects/fcp/ or email Dr. Rueter at mrueter@umn.edu or you can ask me any questions you might have.

    I’m approaching you to see if you would like to participate in our latest study. This is a study of how family communication promotes the health and well-being of children aged 4 – 17 years who were conceived using donor gametes. Being a participant in this study involves filling out a 20-minute online survey about your child(ren) and your experiences as a parent.

    To take part in this study, you can complete the online survey at: http://www.cehd.umn.edu/fsos/projects/fcp/survey.html

    We also hope you could pass this message on to other parents who would be eligible for this FCP study.

    Thank you so much for your time and participation!

    Muzi Chen and the Family Communication Project Research Team