Brisbane donor seminar

On Saturday morning I had the pleasure of presenting to a seminar in Brisbane about egg, sperm and embryo donation. The seminar, organised by Brisbane fertility counsellor Antonia Lockitch, was for those who either wanted to be donors, or those intended parents who may have to rely on donors to become parents. One of the… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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Brisbane donor seminar

On Saturday morning I had the pleasure of presenting to a seminar in Brisbane about egg, sperm and embryo donation. The seminar, organised by Brisbane fertility counsellor Antonia Lockitch, was for those who either wanted to be donors, or those intended parents who may have to rely on donors to become parents.

One of the curliest questions I was asked was about why I do not recommend the use of known donors as a general rule- because it can be very complicated, there are few if any legal protections, and with bad luck the matter can end up in the Family Law Courts.

Good on Antonia for running the seminar. Information as Benjamin Franklin said, is power. The more  information that intended parents and prospective donors have, the better!




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