I will always remember
how far I was prepared
to go to have my
If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got…
The UK needs to
be the international
platinum standard for
all donation issues…
a child to love and
eggs is one of
the best things
I have ever done…
What’s On My Mind
1998 was a special year for me. It’s the birth year of my twins and the founding year of the National Gamete Donation Trust; all very close to my heart. But where later this year we’ll be celebrating my children’s 20th birthday and raise a glass to hopefully many more...
If there’s one thing I’ve learnt over the years it’s unregulated sperm donation is here to stay
Any guesses what a pineapple has to do with sperm?
My comments in The Sun on online sperm donation. I truly wished I made this up.
Be wise, be safe and most importantly, realise your job as a parent starts now.
Students share their recruitment plans
I did wonder when anyone would ever use this type of title
32 interviews within 3 days.
It was worth it.
Do you know what the most frustrating thing is about the National Sperm Bank?
Whenever I criticise private sperm donation I’m accused of being a spoil sport
I killed the plan as I thought it was ill-fated, vain, against legislations and, forgive the pun, bollocks.
Ten years ago, on 1st April 2015, the anonymity of sperm and egg donors was removed or, as I prefer to see it, ‘Access to donor’s identity’ was introduced.
This followed from the story on Mary Portas where her brother’s sperm was used to create a family with Mary’s wife.
SCIENTISTS have shown for the first time that it is possible to make human egg and sperm cells using skin from two adults of the same sex.
I’ve been quoted that [Patients should] “Get counselling before going down Mary Portas sperm donation route”
My brother is the father of my son
They drive me nuts
One of the reasons why the National Sperm Bank is in Birmingham is because of its ethnic diversity.
One of the biggest misconceptions I often hear is that sperm donors are not interested in the offspring.
It’s a shame that the issue around late motherhood often turns into a politically correct debate where women’s reproductive rights…