It would seem that the sperm banks and egg clinics who continue to spread this false information have done so only to protect their own liabilities.
My daughter doesn’t have a father; she has a donor.
It should be recognized that it's not just the donor conceived people who are becoming grandparents, it's also the donors, many of who donated back when they were in college.
My partner and I used a well-known cryobank to start our family. After rigorous review, we found someone who most closely
1. Parent company GIVF: Fairfax Cryobank/CLI: Ships to worldwide clinics including Canada. There have never existed any laws
1322: Artificial insemination (referred to as AI until the 1980s) was first used successfully by the Arabs on mares.
Too often the medical profile of a sperm donor is merely a snapshot of one day in the life of a healthy young man. It often doesn't reveal what will happen five or 10 years down the road to the donor or to members of his immediate family.
This kind of irresponsible advertising (from a NY sperm bank), only goes to show the lack of proper education given to prospective donors about decisions made now for a quick buck, that can affect them (and their families) for the rest of their lives.
Over the past decade or so, there have been a few Donor Sibling Registry (DSR) "copycat" sites. (I've addressed these copycat
I invite you to follow in the steps of many egg clinics and agencies, and offer your donors and parents the option of writing the Donor Sibling Registry into your sperm banking agreements - establishing anonymous (if desired) contact on the Donor Sibling Registry, right from the start.