Monthly Archives: February 2013

Old Sperm Bank Donor Lists

Archived Donor Numbers Some sperm banks, such as Fairfax Cryobank and Cryogenic Laboratories, refuse to give donors their donor numbers. Some people have lost their paperwork and some facilities claim to have destroyed files. For some, being able to search … Continue reading

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Donor Offspring In the UK and around the world connect on the Donor Sibling Registry

Sperm donor mum tracks down her son’s ‘global family’ as she goes online to find six-year-old’s 11 lookalike siblings By Natasha Courtenay-Smith PUBLISHED: 17:55 EST, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:11 EST, 22 February 2013 With their similarly shaped faces … Continue reading

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BBC News Story: Should sperm donors have parental duties?

An article out today in BBC News: Should sperm donors have parental duties? By Pia Gadkari BBC News, Washington As more women become pregnant using sperm donated by men they know, the law must establish what role, if any, these … Continue reading

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DSR Page for Donor Offspring

A new page on the Donor Sibling Registry for and about Donor Offspring Some DSR Success Stories: “Today I found my younger half brother and am absolutely thrilled! I contacted his mother and hopefully we can start a correspondence and … Continue reading

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DNA Testing and Donor Offspring

NEW Article, February 2013: NATURE: Genetic privacy needs a more nuanced approach, Misha Angrist. Excerpt: “…an article in Science last month raised doubts about the privacy of volunteers who hand over their genetic data (M. Gymrek et al. Science 339, … Continue reading

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