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Anonymous donor

A gamete donor whose identity is not known to the recipient or to the resulting donor-conceived person. Most gamete donors who donated before 1 April 2005 at licensed clinics in the UK are anonymous. Some anonymous donors have chosen to reregister as identifiable donors.

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Canadian doctor loses licence for using own sperm in IVF 1 July 2019 News
Canadian citizenship quirk leaves surrogate-born twins stateless 7 January 2019 News
New crime of 'fertility fraud' proposed in Indiana 3 December 2018 News
Anonymous gamete donation to be banned in Ireland 16 July 2018 News
Personal genetic testing and the implications for the donor conception community 26 February 2018 Comment
Woman uses dead son's sperm for IVF grandchildren 19 February 2018 News
Same-sex parental support case raises consent issues 18 December 2017 News
Shared motherhood IVF for lesbian couples is gaining acceptance in the UK 27 November 2017 Comment
Embryo adoption in the US: Any lessons for the UK? 6 November 2017 Comment
Dutch court rules donor families can test fertility doctor's DNA 5 June 2017 News
Dutch woman tracks her sperm donor using DNA bank 5 June 2017 News
Donor-conceived people do benefit from being told about their conception 30 May 2017 Comment
Prohibiting sperm donor anonymity in the US and possible effects on recruitment and compensation 3 April 2017 Comment
Going home and forgetting about it: a different perspective on donors and donor conception 27 March 2017 Comment
Donor anonymity comes to an end in Victoria, Australia 6 March 2017 News
Regulating the donor-conception industry in the US 27 February 2017 Comment
Twins but legal strangers: paradoxical but could we have expected more? 13 February 2017 Comment
Sperm shortage in New Zealand 19 September 2016 News
Online banking for UK sperm donors 5 September 2016 Comment
Theatre Review: Half of Me 8 August 2016 Review
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