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Question research on people born from donor gametes applying for information on

Started by mensfe_admin, 2024-01-12 15:41

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I found a report on the Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (HFEA) website that provides information on the trends in egg, sperm, and embryo donation over the last 30 years 1. The report reveals that over 70,000 donor-conceived children have been born since 1991, and the number of children born with the help of a donor has risen considerably since the 1990s, with over 4,100 children born in 2019 compared to around 2,500 in 1993 1.

The report also highlights the availability of donors, their changing characteristics, and how family formations have evolved 1. It shows that the number of children born from donor sperm more than tripled over the last 15 years, from under 900 in 2006 to over 2,800 in 2019 1.

Regarding your specific query, I could not find any research data on people born from donor gametes applying for information on their donors on the HFEA website. However, the HFEA website provides information on the rules around releasing donor information 2. If you donated after August 1, 1991, at a UK licensed clinic, you may wish to contact the HFEA to apply for information about the number of children born from your donation 2. If the donation or treatment took place before August 1991, you may wish to find out more information about the Donor Conceived Register 2