Tag Archives: Ken Daniels

Read all about it: Three new excellent books about donor conception families

Having emerged from the fog of a sinus infection I am now ready to write about the three books that have been absorbing me over the last month or so. The first book is my favourite but the one with … Continue reading

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Southampton…a (surprisingly) lovely place to have donor conception…and other news

It has been a fascinating week but one that is very difficult to blog about in the detail I would like to share, because of the confidential nature of some of the encounters I have had.  Suffice to say that … Continue reading

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What to do when the rellies just don’t want to know

Over the last couple of days I have been writing up the talks that Ken Daniels and Petra Nordquist gave at DCN’s national meeting in Nottingham in September. Because of their very different styles of presenting I had failed, until … Continue reading

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We owe it to our kids to deal with our stuff first

It took three hours to stop-start our way up the M1 to Nottingham on Friday afternoon and exactly two hours to whiz back early Saturday evening.  We stayed Friday night at the Belfry Hotel – surprisingly good for somewhere situated … 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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Spanish fandango: the sequel

It’s good to be able to report some progress in getting information about donors from some Spanish clinics.  Following my post on 31st January https://oliviasview.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/spanish-fandango/ and then again on 2nd February where I wrote about how Spanish law allows all non-identifying … Continue reading

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