Real Talk – From A Donor’s Perspective
In a community filled with people talking about their lived experience - infertility accounts, parents of donor conceived children and increasingly more donor conceived adults, sadly it is still somewhat rare to hear from the perspective of a donor. Erik* donated his...
Guest post for IVF Babble – Why One Donor Conceived Parent Who Has Donor Conceived Children Encourages Openness
Recently I was interviewed by fertility advocate Jennifer Jay Palumbo for IVF Babble. We spoke about donor conception, my own journey as a donor conceived person and as a parent to donor conceived children, how I found out later in life that I was donor conceived, my...
From Donor Conceived Person to Recipient Parent
Originally published as a guest post on DefiningMum.com My story starts in the early 1980’s. My parents have been married for many years but unable to conceive. After exhausting all avenues my parents finally get pregnant with the help of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF)...
Hi, I'm Hayley
I am both a donor conceived adult and also the mum to sperm donor conceived twins. My wife and I have been together for nearly 13 years, and we live in Wales, UK.
For the last two years, I have been talking more openly about my story and sharing my lived experience with the donor conception community.
The 'Nugget' Series Recharged
The helpful toolbox of tips, advice and resources for parents of donor conceived children.