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The Katie Couric Show, WED JUNE11th!

The piece will feature a teenager and her parents meeting their egg donor, and her two daughters, for the first time! Very emotional, showing how important these connections can be- for all involved. Read about it in USA Today and … Continue reading

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Sperm Banks and Egg Clinics Take Note

I just received the following email today. If anyone is still questioning the importance of comprehensive medical and genetic testing of donors, and the urgency in regards to being able to update and share medical information amongst families…read on. When … Continue reading

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The DSR Celebrates Egg Facility Support!

Although the Donor Sibling Registry (a 501(c)3 charity) has grown steadily over the past 13 years, it has been in the past few years that we have experienced exponential growth. There are many reasons for this, but one that makes … Continue reading

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Parents of egg donor children and egg donors should be aware:

“Many aspects of our health are genetically linked. According to researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research at the University of London, there’s a 57 percent chance that a girl will start menstruating within three months of the date that … 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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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 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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