Mikkel Langved Raahede

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-07-15 at 08:37:26

Mikkel and his husband are the proud fathers of three girls, using one egg donor and two different carriers. The twins were born in Pennsylvania in February 2007. The youngest spent six years as a frozen embryo, and was born in Georgia in October 2013. They live in Denmark, and keep a regular contact with both the gestational carriers.


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