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.

I needed to know more

"My parents were told it was in my best interests never to tell me, however as time went on my mum felt that it was more important that I knew."

The road to Rachel - Sara's story

This personal story was written by Sara in 2018.

I always wanted to be a mother for as long as I can remember, but didn’t have much luck with men.

"If anything was ever meant to be it was him"

‘But once in a while the odd thing happens
Once in a while the dream comes true
And the whole pattern of life is altered
Once in a while the moon turns blue.'​
- WH Auden