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Listen to the children…It’s DCN conference time again

It’s the DC Network London conference on Sunday.  My rather enviable job has been to organise the speakers in the main morning and afternoon sessions.  I say enviable  because this is the fun bit.  All the really hard work is … Continue reading

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Conception or upbringing: where does the distress of some DC adults come from?

There have been some long conversations going on following two of my previous posts.  Although they are enormously worth reading they are very difficult to follow because of the way WordPress randomly seems to offer the possibility, or not, of … Continue reading

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Donor Conception for Life: the joy of half-sib relationships

Had a wonderful technology free week walking along the levadas high above the sea in the Madeiran sunshine, but lovely to return to so many (mostly) respectful and informative comments and conversations on my previous couple of blogs.  Thank you … Continue reading

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Egg donors ARE available in UK…so why are clinics still sending people to Spain

Result!  At one of the morning workshops at the HFEA conference in London yesterday it became clear that we had in the room someone from a clinic in Scotland where they had many waiting recipients and no egg donors and … Continue reading

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Is it OK for others to know about donor conception before a child understands?

It’s been a frustrating week.  My beloved iMac had to have a hard drive transplant and as I don’t own any other platforms I was left high and dry for five days, only retrieving emails from Walter’s old lap-top, which … Continue reading

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