Australia, Children from sperm donor

Who’s my father? Australia law ID’s once-secret sperm donors

Source Washington Post

MELBOURNE, Australia — For Peter Peacock, fate arrived in the form of a registered letter.

The letter looked to be a bit of a letdown. Peacock had gone to the post office expecting an aviator jacket he’d ordered online. The Australian grandfather tore the envelope open as he walked to his car — at which point he stopped dead in his tracks.

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Children from sperm donor

UK – ‘On Father’s Day it’s really hard’: Children of sperm donors talk about what it’s like to grow up without knowing their biological dad

Source Daily Mail

The children of sperm donors have spoken about what it’s like to grow up without knowing their biological father.

Caitlin, 10, was conceived with donor egg and sperm after her single mother Kathryn, at 45, was unable for have a child through IVF after six years of trying.

While the Australian girl was happy to live in a home free of squabbling parents, she admitted she struggled growing up without knowing her biological father.

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