Tag Archives: Donor conceived adult

Respect is the key to getting others to listen to hard messages around donor conception

Fresh back from a week in the stormy rather than sunny Algarve, I dived into helping on the DC Network stand at the Fertility Show and within minutes was, as usual, overwhelmed by the crass commercialisation of the baby-making industry … 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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Some things change, most don’t at the Fertility Show

Another November, another Fertility Show.  I just looked back at what I wrote during that weekend a year ago and much of it stands today,  “I’ve just seen Walter off to do his stint on the DC Network stand at … Continue reading

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What is a father?

Too much going on this week to be able to write thoughtfully about anything, but I did want to draw your attention to an article in Bio-News titled, “My Life was a lie: What does Emma Cresswell’s story tell us … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye

Had a wonderful week in the sun in France but have come back to friends, neighbours and family members struggling with lots of loss – marriages, jobs, a much loved wife, sanity…all of which puts me in mind of the … Continue reading

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Donor conceived adult stories to inspire

The Anatomy Theatre at University College London was packed to the rafters last Thursday evening for the last of Progress Educational Trust’s events, ‘When it Takes More than Two’.  Previous events had focused on donors and recipients, now it was … Continue reading

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