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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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Nuffield Bio-Ethics report: the good, the bad and the ugly

As I was having my heart adjusted back to normal rhythm last Wednesday (and yes, it was successful) the Nuffield Council on Bio-Ethics was launching it’s long-awaited report into Ethical Aspects of Information Sharing in Donor Conception.  It’s a weighty … Continue reading

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Partners of donors MUST give proper consent

I don’t like her arguments but the woman who is objecting to her husband donating sperm without her consent has a point (Sunday Times yesterday and Mail on Line today http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2193780/Sperm-donation-Wife-man-secretly-donated-sperm-calls-spouses-consent-mandatory.html It is ridiculous that sperm should be seen as a … Continue reading

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