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Donor Conception Network materials

I ordered a few items from the UK Donor Conception Network. I love this DVD. It features donor-conceived children/young people from solo mum and lesbian families (one film) and heterosexual couple families (the other film) talking about their origins and … Continue reading

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“The gametes grow up”

I got a little tearful today watching a video of Chantele, a donor-conceived woman, talking about the effect on her life of the shame she felt after finding out at the age of eight that she was donor-conceived. The video … Continue reading

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More deep thoughts

Nothing to report, as on the two week wait. I need to arrange a blood test with the clinic for 9 November, and they assume you will have tested before then. I read about women itching to test as soon … Continue reading

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Counsel thyself

Okay, back to the more serious stuff. I mentioned that as well as bloods, AMH test, SIS internal exam and ordering donor sperm, the clinic requires you to have a counselling session. Actually, now that I think of it, I’m … Continue reading

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