16 Sep, 2016

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Continuing problems with legal parentage for couples having donor sperm treatment at UK fertility clinics

Further to our blog last September about administrative errors made by IVF clinic there have been another run of declaration of parentage cases, nicknamed the “Alphabet” cases, before the President

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13 Aug, 2013

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Equal Marriage (of sorts) – Gay Marriage becomes legal in England and Wales

Following our blog earlier in the year where we reported on the progress of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill we are delighted that the Bill has now received royal

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01 Aug, 2013

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Website sperm donor liable for child support after court rules that conception was not artificial

A UK man who donated sperm to a married woman he met via a sperm donor website has been ordered to pay child support.  The pair met via a website advertising

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23 May, 2013

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Conceiving with a known donor or co-parent – how fertility counsellors can help and what they need to know

There are many issues to consider for parents considering conceiving with a known donor or co-parent. With a minefield of information to navigate, parents can be left asking: what do

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02 Feb, 2013

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Fertility patient organisations grapple with implications of High Court donor conception ruling

NGA has been contacted by UK patient organisations trying to clarify the implications of the High Court’s ruling, which has allowed two sperm donors to argue in court that they

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07 Sep, 2012

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NGA part of HFEA National Donation Strategy Group

The UK’s regulator of fertility treatment, the HFEA, undertook a wide ranging public consultation last year, which looked at the barriers and motivations to egg and sperm donation in the

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07 Aug, 2012

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Sperm donor or dad? Article in G3 magazine

Sarah has written an article for lesbian magazine G3 about known donor disputes, and the recent Court of Appeal decision to award contact to a biological father who donated his

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28 May, 2012

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Gaydar radio on the options for same sex parents

Sarah Wood-Heath was interviewed on Gaydar Radio on Saturday morning about same sex parenting and the options and pitfalls for gay and lesbian parents starting a family. Talking to Neil and Debbie

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08 May, 2012

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Birth mother vs non birth mother – children law for lesbian parents who separate

By Sarah Wood-Heath.  This article was first published in Bionews on 8 May 2012 and is reproduced by kind permission of the Progress Educational Trust.  PET is a wonderful charity

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23 Apr, 2012

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Guardian weekend magazine ‘Gay parenting: it’s complicated’

Emma Brockes has written a fabulous major feature for this weekend’s Guardian Weekend magazine on same sex parenting, in which we are proud to be quoted.  The piece tells the story of

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