Gamete donors' expectations and experiences of contact with their donor offspring

Study question: What are the expectations and experiences of anonymous gamete donors about contact with their donor offspring?

Summary answer: Rather than consistently wanting to remain distant from their donor offspring, donors' expectations and experiences of contact with donor offspring ranged from none to a close personal relationship.

 

Format: 

  • External Link

Category: 

  • Donor conception

Type: 

  • Research

Audience: 

  • Donors

Author: 

Maggie Kirkman, Kate Bourne, Jane Fisher, Louise Johnson, Karin Hammarberg

Journal: 

Human Reproduction

Year: 

2014

DOI: 

10.1093/humrep/deu027