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Passport office mistake turns parents’ hair grey

I don’t know if many of you parents of donor conceived children have tried applying for a passport for your child recently, but if you do there is currently some very misleading information on the website of the Gov.UK Guide … Continue reading

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Thoughts on half-siblings and different family types

I have spent part of today with one of DC Network’s long-standing members whose teenage daughter is in touch with two half-siblings.  The three young people all met by accident through the Network and over the last two or three … Continue reading

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Once again, Oz leads the way

To loud cheers from donor conceived people around the world, the Law Reform Committee of the parliament of the State of Victoria in Australia has just produced its recommendations on access by donor conceived people to information about donors.  Essentially … Continue reading

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Why are some clinics restricting information about donors?

Choosing a donor is a big deal.  This has nothing to do with trying to create ‘designer babies’ and everything to do with stacking the odds so that a child is likely to broadly ‘fit’ in a family.  It is … Continue reading

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