Aviva found plenty of support when she donated bone marrow
Five years ago, Aviva eyed the swabbing station at a drive held in Baltimore, MD. A wife and mother who planned to have more kids in the upcoming years, Aviva hesitated to join the registry at first. “I almost didn’t even do it,” she said. “I thought, a little guiltily, that my swab was going to take up resources that could be used for someone else.” Aviva was alluding to the deferral of pregnant women if called as a match for a patient in need.