Monthly Archives: April 2015

Great new book for donor conceived 8 – 12 year olds

DC Network has for many years now published story books for very young children to help start, with simple language, the story of their beginnings by donor conception.  The Our Story collection of books has been used by thousands of … Continue reading

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Non-telling parents build drafty houses

Like many women of my age I am part of a book club.  We are currently reading In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman.  It is a deep and complex tale of two friends, both of … Continue reading

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We need to understand better how infertile men feel

Sunday’s DCN conference in London was a triumph.  The panel of parents and one donor conceived adult talking about what their donor means to them were honest, reflective, warm and funny (yes, there was lots of laughter), the small groups … Continue reading

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Just who is an egg or sperm donor to a recipient family?

Despite the fact that some people are still resisting telling their children about being donor conceived, there is beginning to be a real shift in thinking by those of us who have been around the donor conception world for some … Continue reading

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Read all about it: Three new excellent books about donor conception families

Having emerged from the fog of a sinus infection I am now ready to write about the three books that have been absorbing me over the last month or so. The first book is my favourite but the one with … Continue reading

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More wise words from Wendy Kramer

I’m currently trying to work up the energy to blog about three important new books that have come out over the past month that all throw light on donor conception processes and families, but a sinus infection is keeping me … Continue reading

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