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Donor conception: what to do about birth certificates?

Blyth, Eric (2007) Donor conception: what to do about birth certificates? BioNews (438).

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One of the questions facing legislators considering changes to UK legislation regulating the provision of assisted conception procedures is the extent to which formal measures may increase the likelihood of donor-conceived people being informed about their origins.

The background to these considerations includes the 2005 legislative change enabling a donor-conceived person to learn the identity of his or her donor and research evidence indicating that relatively few parents of donor-conceived children (and, in particular, heterosexual parents using donor insemination) inform their children about their conception

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2009 12:18
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 11:58


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