Her eldest daughter, Freya all pictured , who was conceived naturally, had just turned nine when she decided to look into sperm donation. Despite massive changes in Irish society in recent decades, most young women still envisage a future where they will meet Mr Right , get married and have children not necessarily in that order. However, more and more women who have not met a potential life partner by a certain age and whose biological clocks are ticking louder every year, are now opting to go it alone through donor conception. Science has made so many amazing advances, but it also throws up challenges on so many levels.
Your First Consultation with a fertility doctor will outline your options and suggest a personalised treatment plan. Non attendance fee - this fee applies if the appointment is cancelled within one business day of the scheduled time or is not attended. Your complimentary counselling consultation can be used at any time during treatment, and within three months after treatment. Additional consultations are chargeable.
Of course, the profile of all parents using donor sperm may not match the members of the DSR. The numbers above suggest that by far the most common use of donor sperm is women looking to get pregnant without a male partner. Using donor sperm provides an alternative to adoption for these women. It is an attractive option for people who feel a strong desire to share their genetics with their child.