Monthly Archives: May 2014

Egg donors ARE available in many UK clinics

I am currently in the middle of a series of visits to fertility clinics around the country, talking to egg and sperm donation co-ordinators and counsellors about what I broadly call ‘the donor and recipient pathway’ in their particular clinic. … Continue reading

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Do Genes Matter?

The other evening the Progress Educational Trust (PET), in partnership with the University of Manchester, put on an event called Do Genes Matter?  There were speakers, a specialist lawyer, someone who runs an online service putting donors in touch with … Continue reading

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It is NOT sexist to warn women about diminishing fertility

I am re-printing a post from Kate Brian’s excellent blog, Fertility Matters, More from me later this week. How late is too late? by fertilitymatters The Telegraph returns to the subject of later motherhood this week, following on from the … Continue reading

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The importance of allowing time for ‘the process’…

So, the last episode of Generation Cryo.  What a roller coaster it has been.  But what I find so fascinating is Bree and the half-sibs ambivalence about actually meeting the donor now that they have regular contact with him.  There … Continue reading

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What role should schools play in educating all children about donor conception?

Being discombobulated since returning from New York on Monday meant that I completely forgot to watch Generation Cryo last night so if anyone can catch me up on significant happenings in Episodes Three and Four I’d be grateful.  Have put … Continue reading

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