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Of apples, trees and donor conception families

As I was getting dressed this morning – and yes it was later than I had intended – I caught an interview on Radio 4’s Midweek with a man called Andrew Solomon that made me stop and listen.  He has … Continue reading

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What do half-sibs mean and when should kids be told about them?

I want to return to a topic I have touched on before, that of children conceived with the help of the same donor but being brought up in other families.  Half-siblings is the most usual way these people are referred … Continue reading

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Family building and donor conception: what does it mean?

So many interesting questions and issues were raised at the invitation only event put on by PROGAR (Project Group on Assisted Reproduction) at the Nuffield Foundation yesterday.  The main speaker was the wonderful Professor Ken Daniels from New Zealand and … Continue reading

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