History of donor conception

Personal experiences



What were the early days of donor conception like in Victoria? Jenny Blood, a former counsellor at the Royal Women’s Hospital from 1984 into the 1990s, and Elizabeth, a mother of three donor-conceived children, who received treatment at the Royal Women’s in the early 1980s, talk about their experiences.

Historical documents









Sperm Donor Ad  Queen Victoria Hospital

Letter Ian Smith Audrins June 2008







Archival brochure, patient card, poster (page 1)

Archival brochure, patient card, poster (page 2)

Non identifying information, Prince Henry's (page 1)

Non identifying information, Prince Henry's (page 2)

Non identifying information, Prince Henry's (page 3)

Sperm Donor advertisement, Queen Victoria Hospital