Tag Archives: sperm donor

Superhero Donor’s Point of View – One Year On

Here’s another piece from our fantastic donor. I think you’ll all agree that there needs to be more like him out there. We are very lucky to have found him to help us create Eden.   Advertisements

Posted in 2017 | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Why Your Deadbeat Dad Isn’t a Sperm Donor

It’s that time of year again! Father’s Day! Unlike Mother’s Day, this day seems to bring out all kinds of passive aggressive snark on Facebook. “Happy Father’s Day to my sperm donor” etc etc. A lot of people call their … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, donor, donor sperm, father's day, Sperm donor | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

My Ten Commandments of Donor Insemination

Lately I get a lot of questions about how Eden was conceived – a lot of the time from ladies and couples who are trying to conceive in the same way. As a couple who tried for twenty four months with … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, artificial insemination, doctor, donor, donor sperm, donors, insemination, legal advice, natural insemination, opk, ovulation, Sperm donor, sperm donors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bad Maternity Experiences and the Journey to Changing Hospitals… (Part One)

When it came to choosing a hospital for our maternity care, we thought it was an obvious choice. We went for the one closest to our house, knowing that when the time came to have this baby, the hospital was … Continue reading

Posted in assistance, healthcare, hospital, inclusivity, pregnancy, two mums | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Are We Irresponsible?

A couple of days ago I read this article in the Telegraph about internet sperm donation. It wasn’t the usual sensationalized nonsense that you find in some tabloids, but it certainly did have the old “using a known donor is … Continue reading

Posted in baby girl, clinics, facebook, pregnant, sperm donors, stis, two mums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Superhero Donor’s Point Of View – Should Donors Vet Their Recipients?

It’s been a while, but here is another entry by our fabulous Superhero Donor. Enjoy!  (Anything in brackets and italics are snippets of my input) —– Should a donor vet potential recipients?  As a donor, you have as much responsibility … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, bfn, bfp, child, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, infertility, Infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, mother, mothers, opk, relationship, Sperm donor, Superhero Donor, trying to conceive, ttc | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments


It’s been a busy week or so in Laura and Amy land. I’ve been absent from the blogosphere, although tweeting as uaual @forgotthesperm. Here’s your latest dose of far too much information.   Advertisements

Posted in 2015, 2ww, donor, fertility, lesbian, opk, ovaries, ovulation, PCOS, positive, positive test | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments