International friends

Australia

Australian online forum

For single mothers who are considering or have chosen single motherhood by choice

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Victorian Assisted Reproduction Treatment Authority (VARTA)

VARTA provides independent information and support for individuals, couples, and health professionals regarding fertility, infertility, assisted reproductive treatment (ART) and the best interests of children born.

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Canada

Donor Conception Canada

Donor Conception Canada (DCC) helps those experiencing donor conception through regular support group meetings across Canada and online. 

Email info@dccanada.org

Join the facebook page: facebook.com/DonorConceptionCanada

Or visit the website:

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France

Association Maia

Maia is a web-based network for women and couples facing infertility and treatment issues, including adoption and surrogacy. It publishes three children’s story books (similar to the Network’s My Story and Our Story books), one for children conceived by sperm donation, one by egg donation and one by surrogacy.

Note: the website is in French

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Association Procréation Medicalement Anonyme

PMA is an advocacy organisation representing donor conceived adults. Its policy aims are to bring to an end anonymous donation, and to stop the practice of embryo donation. It has over 85 donor conceived adults as members.

Note: the website is in French

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L’association Mam’ensolo

The Mam'ensolo association was founded in 2018 by four women: Anne-Sophie, Isabelle, Laure and Marie. Four moms who decided it was time to finally make their voices heard.

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Hungary

Hungary founded a parent group in 2019. They are currently translating the DCN's Telling and Talking for parents of children 0-7yrs into Hungarian.

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Germany

DI-Netz

Came into being on 9th February 2013.

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Spenderkinder

An advocacy organisation representing more than 50 donor conceived adults. Its policy aims are to bring to an end anonymous donation, to secure the right to information for donor conceived persons and to advocate for more openness.

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Ireland

National Infertility Support & Information Group (NISIG)

NISIG in Ireland is voluntary registered organisation offering information and support group to couples facing infertility and donor conception treatment issues.

Phone: 087 797 5058 at any time
Email: nisigireland@gmail.com

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Italy

Cercounbimbo

Cercounbimbo is a support network for those facing infertility and assisted reproduction issues.

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Cercounbimbo have a translation of the Network’s Telling and Talking 0-7 available as a free download on their site.

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Poland

Nasz Bocian

Polish fertility organisation that in 2011 translated the Telling and Talking booklets into Polish. Many congratulations to Nasz Bocian for their initiative and courage in speaking out against secrecy.

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