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Doctor insights on: I Want To Know How Many Kids Were From Two Anonymous Donors

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How often do men not tell their kids they used anonymous donor sperm?

How often do men not tell their kids they used anonymous donor sperm?

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 more

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Can you have ehlers-danlos syndrome without a parent knowing they having it? Anonymous donor child.

Can you have ehlers-danlos syndrome without a parent knowing they having it? Anonymous donor child.

Absolutely: This condition often occurs without the patients knowledge. Because there are may differents patterns of this problem from mild to severe. ...Read more

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What happens if at 18 child wants to meet donor, but donor does not?

What happens if at 18 child wants to meet donor, but donor does not?

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

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Should I use donor registry to find sibling or donor for my child first?

Should I use donor registry to find sibling or donor for my child first?

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

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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?

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

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How many kids are from donor sperm treatments?

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

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Any medical research on art kids meeting donors?

Any medical research on art kids meeting donors?

Yes: There is quite a bit of deliberation on this topic, as well as case history studies on the boston pediatric hospital's website, under renal transplant. ...Read more

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Is there a living gamete donor registry for kids?

Is there a living gamete donor registry for kids?

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