Tag Archives: IVF

When the conditions aren’t right, ambivalence really needs listening to

What are we to make of the article leading the Family Section of The Guardian on Saturday this week?  Titled,  “I wasted £30,000 on a baby I didn’t want” it is the story of how single journalist Claudia Connell went … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a petri dish

There’s a regular little column in The Guardian Weekend mag called ‘What I’m really thinking’.  This week it featured, The IVF Child.  Not donor conceived but straight IVF, parents own  eggs and sperm but conceived in a petri dish rather … Continue reading

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Even more thoughts on ‘difference’

Sorry if any of you have been looking out for a new post from me – although really it’s too hot here in London and over most of the UK to be bothered to do anything – but I’m completely … Continue reading

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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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