Letter to my unknown grandchild

Letter to my unknown grandchild

Helping couples to have a baby from donor eggs or sperm was always a sensitive issue. Successes in assisted reproductive technology (ART) meant that more donors were always needed. Clinics ran discrete recruitment campaigns; the media published the occasional story. Protection of donor identity was paramount. Sperm and egg donors’ came forward under an umbrella of anonymity and few believed they would ever meet their offspring.