Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ending Donor Anonymity – No Shortage of Donors

Sperm Donors – a National Shortage? Beth Sullivan In 2005 the law affording anonymity to UK Sperm donors changed. Children conceived by sperm donor cycle were granted the right to approach The Human Fertilisation and Embryo Authority (HFEA) and request … Continue reading

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Report your Child’s Birth and Medical/Genetic Issues

The Importance of Reporting Your Child’s Birth and Any Medical Issues In addition to posting on the DSR, it is very important you report all pregnancies and births to your clinic and/or sperm bank. Banks need to be aware of … Continue reading

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Sperm Banking and Up to Date, Accurate, Accessible Files

How many of you have called your sperm bank for information on your donor or your offspring, and been told “sorry….the files are in the basement” or “sorry…our old paper files are a pain to access”? There are several sperm … Continue reading

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NY Times article : In Choosing a Sperm Donor, a Roll of the Genetic Dice

In Choosing a Sperm Donor, a Roll of the Genetic Dice By JACQUELINE MROZ Sharine and Brian Kretchmar of Yukon, Okla., tried a number of medical treatments to conceive a second child. After a depressing series of failures, a doctor … Continue reading

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DSR’s Sperm Donor TV Special Nominated for a daytime Emmy!

The Donor Sibling Registry’s Sperm Donor Special was Emmy nominated for a “Special Class Programming” Emmy!! To view: http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/video.php?v=wshh0XTWQnc2EkQI49zg

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DSR BioNews Commentary

A call by the Donor Sibling Registry to stop using the figures of 30,000 – 60,000 US sperm donor births 08 May 2012 By Wendy Kramer Wendy Kramer is director of the Donor Sibling Registry Appeared in BioNews 655 In … Continue reading

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