Personal Stories

We are very grateful to all those who have taken the time to write about their personal experiences of donor conception and issues relating to it. These stories are invaluable in helping to share common feelings around complex issues. Reading about how others have dealt with things is often very reassuring.

Use the drop-down options to search for particular story types. And if you would like to contribute your own story, please do get in touch with us.

This personal story was written by Mark in 2018.

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Is egg donation relevant to teenagers?

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After 10 years in the DC Network Clare and Paul Wells wrote about why the national meetings are still important for their family.

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Laura reflects on the impact of several DCN national meetings during her husband's and her journey to parenthood using a known sperm donor

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What makes us the sort of people that we are? How much are we influenced by our parents when it is our parents who bring us up? How much is down to our genes? And how much is down to the environment that we live in?

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