SPERM DONATION

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My Children Have a Brother They May Never Meet

No part of me regrets the decision I made to be an egg donor but I regret how I went about it and the contract I locked myself into. I regret not requesting an open donation. I did not understand the gravity of my decisions. I believed I was mature and now I look back and feel like I was just a kid. That psychological screening, many years ago, had "screened" a version of myself I could no longer relate to. I had no way of knowing that egg donation would impact my life the way it did.

When Sperm Donors Suddenly Want to Be Dads

Rene deBlois agreed that he would just be a sperm donor for his friend and her same-sex partner, and that he would not play any kind of role in the child's life. Now deBlois says he was coerced into the latter part of this arrangement and that he believes he should be recognized as the child's father. On the surface, this may seem logical, but in reality, this is a case about the rights of the child.

Shady Semen? Don't Trust It Says Health Canada

OTTAWA - Health Canada is warning that donor semen for conception should be obtained through reliable sources. Otherwise, there could be safety issues.It says semen obtained through questionable means...

Anonymous Sperm Donation Harms Children

While anonymity may suit parents and donor, the evidence showed that these children suffer significant psychological and psychosocial difficulties brought on by health concerns, the lack of personal identity, and a sense of loss and incompleteness.