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I Want To Know How Many Kids Were From Two Anonymous Donors
Not Enough Info: I am sorry but your question cannot be answered with the information given. ...Read more
Disclosure % ?: I'm not sure the percentage of parents who disclosure vs. those who do not. If you are stuck on whether to disclose or not, meet with a psychologist in the field. They can give you a lot of food for thought that will help you and your partner make a more informed decision. Usually one session can help address this kind of question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have ehlers-danlos syndrome without a parent knowing they having it? Anonymous donor child.
Then Not: 1st of all, donor of what? But a donor of anything such as an organ transplant, has the right to privacy. ...Read more
Depends: I have had parents that were successful in finding the same but anonymous donor at a sperm bank that helped them with a second pregnancy, assuring some similarity in the physical appearance of their two kids. Success in their situation came when the donor was still working with the bank.You can discuss such an option with local facilities if this is your ?. ...Read more
I really want to help women who would like to have children. I would like to know facts about being an eff donor. For instance: do I pay out of my pocket?
No you don't: Usually all expenses are paid by the recipient woman/couple. Check wikipedia.Org/wiki/egg_donation which outlines process. However you are probably too old to be either an egg donor or a surrogate. Your intentions are laudable. I wish there were more people like you. ...Read more
Yes: The bone marrow transplantation program at ucsf is certified by the nmdp to facilitate unrelated donor searches and transplants. The process begins with a simple blood test designed to evaluate the recipient's hla genes. This blood test, called hla typing, identifies antigens or proteins located on the surface of their cells that are important for immune function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: Based on reporting that appeared in the new york times on may 14, 2012: "it is not known how many children are born each year using sperm donors, because mothers of donor offspring are not required to report their births. By some estimates, there are more than a million children in this country conceived with donated sperm or eggs. ". ...Read more
Not aware of any: There are both rules regarding patient confidentiality at both the federal and state level. State by state rules vary but are centered in limiting access to personal medical information. For such a registry to exist the donor or donors would first have to agree to share their identifying information.I don't see that happening in the present environment. ...Read more
Surrogacy vs donor: Surrogacy means that you and your partner provide the egg and the sperm, but someone else becomes pregnant and delivers. You have to have the legal papers in order because you have to adopt. Donor child usually means that a sperm donor provided the sperm, but you conceive and deliver a child that is genetically yours, but the male portion of heredity isn't your husband. In the later you are preg. ...Read more
Helpful information: The family history is helpful when a disease with known genetic implications may be involved.Disorders like huntington's disease are worrisome since it only takes one gene for expression & a donor could pass it. Of lesser impact are polygene issues like heart defects, asthma & diabetes. Most donor centers screen the family history & reject problem donors.Some may or may not release their info. ...Read more
We don't think any: As far as we know being an egg donor does not affect your future fertility potential. But 'just to be safe' as well as to reduce the chances of kids from the same donor having kids together, we limit each donor to no more than 6 egg donation cycles in her lifetime, across the us. As part of becoming a donor you will be tested to make sure you have normal or above-average egg supply / fertility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my child was one of the many and maybe latest conceived from a donor, would donor be more or less open to meeting at 18?
An anonymous gift!: Sperm donors and egg donors may want to remain anonymous, in which case a recipient can consider the donation a wonderful anonymous gift. Some donors may at some time want to know where all their biological offspring are, and more likely, the children would be curious about from whose egg or sperm they originated. Life can get complicated, so anonymity is often a blessing. ...Read more
Why are there so few anonymous kidney donations? Is the main obstacle $, risk, stigma, etc? Also, why is the number of donors growing?
Not true: Actually kidney donation rates have either stagnated or decreased. Here is an article: http://www.Cihi.Ca/cihi-ext-portal/internet/en/document/types+of+care/specialized+services/organ+replacements/release_13feb12. ...Read more
Depends: If you think your child is having difficulties than yes. Just bc child is donor conceived doesn't mean they need therapy. Research suggests disclosure from the parent(s) an early age is best. We have learn from adoption studies that around 7 some identity issues might surface. Keep an eye out for behavioral problems and consult w/ child psych as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: Who is to know? So there is basically no reason for stigma. ...Read more
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