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Misconception: One Couple's Journey from Embryo Mix-Up to Miracle Baby

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In February of 2009, Shannon and Paul Morell were especially eager to bring a new life into the world. After years of infertility and miscarriages they had, in 2006, finally scrimped and saved enough... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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Misconception a Must Read

Misconception is a must read for anyone wanting to use Invetro Fertilization to have a baby. Shannon and Paul's experiences with their successful implant of their twin girls and the heart breaking experience of finding that they had lost the rest of their embryos by accident. Shannon and Paul have been very honest with their feelings about their experiences. I enjoyed reading this book very much.

Share with the whole family

Misconception grabs your attention and keeps it through out the entire book. It does not play the blame game, it is very positive. I believe the authors and many parents can share this book with their children at the appropriate time without any reservations.

An emotional story

I thought this book gave insight to the emotions and thoughts of a mother whose control was taken away and the fate of her child was placed in the hands of a stranger. Hopefully that in telling this story improvements will be made in the regulations and procedures that infertility clinics have to comply to. It is sad to me that so many people are negative towards her plight instead of being empathetic to a couple who has struggled with infertility. I have not experienced this but in reading this story helped me understand the feelings and thoughts of a mother faced with this difficult situation. I am glad I read this book and that in the end a child was born who is loved by two sets of parents and was desperately wanted. Also, what a sacrifice that the other couple involved gave to help another couple they did not know. If only more of us were willing to help others in this way-what a better world we would live in. Thank you Shannon for sharing your difficult story.


The story of Shannon and Paul's journey, in "Misconcetion", from the their twin girls to their adorable son Logan is heartwarming and truly miraculous . Being a mother I can not imagine what the Morells and Savages had to go through. Shannon does an amazing job of bringing the story of her inner most thoughts, heartbreak, and gratitude to life. As a mother I was interested to read more about the IVF process which is something that I was not familiar with. Any mother considering IVF would benefit from this book, it gives a personal perspective rather than just the medical view on the subject. The story tells of a medical mistake, and the courage and selflessness that brought two families together. This book is definitley one that will bring a tear to your eye and make you appreciate the goodness in the world.

Faith, honesty and strength

This is the story of a couple's journey through infertility and the miracle of life through IVF. As someone who went through IVF, I can't imagine what either of these couples went through. The selfless act of Carolyn and Sean and the trust and strength of Paul and Shannon are amazing. I wish I would have read this book before I went through my invitro process. Like the author, I thought I was well prepared and had researched everything possible about IVF. I now know that I should have asked more questions. I found the book to be not only a touching and well told story, but a wealth of information as well. If you are a person considering IVF, this is a must read. Issues brought up in the book, such as embryo grading and the policies and ethics of the clinic or doctor, may lead a person considering IVF to ask questions they maybe did not think of asking their doctor initially. Even if you are not a person struggling with infertility, I would recommend this inspirational story about two couples who are brought together through an unfathomable mistake that creates a beautiful life.
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