The fertilization center has withdrawn another four sperm stocks from the same donor purchased by the woman.
United States. -Five-year-old daughter Danielle Teuscher, Zoe is one of thousands of conceived childrenSperm from an anonymous donor. When Teuscher wants to learn more Ancestors of your daughter And possible health issues, she and other family members decided Get a DNA test On 23andMe, they added one to Zoe.
Appears to be one of the immediate family members of the anonymous donor. She was surprised. The donated sperm came from Northwest Freezing Bank, Donor anonymousBut Teuscher said that apparent relatives he found on 23andMe classified himself as open to news.
“I said,’I don’t want to cross any borders. I just want you to know that we are here and you can contact if you want.Teuscher said. The relative replied: “I don’t understand.” Therefore, Teuscher said that he let it through.
But then he received paper The concept of “stop and stop” from Northwest Freezing Bank tells you Don’t contact the donor what “Get more information about his identity, background or whereabouts”. The Sperm Bank warned that it could “seek US$20,000 in liquidated damages.”
The worst thing she said was that she recovered four additional vials of donor sperm that she “purchased extra”, which she planned to use to have sperm from Zoe’s genetic siblings.
Northwest Cryobank told CBS News that it does not prohibit DNA testing, but stated that “people are worried about using DNA test results to communicate with donors and/or their families.” The bank said that customers like Teuscher “agreed to abide by contracts and must not seek independently. Identity or try to communicate with these people”. According to Teuscher, the contract is online.
Wendy Kramer manages the Donor Brothers and Sisters Registry, a group that connects the children and their families envisioned by the donors. The children in the arms of her own recipients found 18 half-siblings, most of whom passed DNA tests. Kramer said: “All of us, thousands of people, have established these connections.”
Northwest Freezing Bank said that not all donors want this opportunity. He said: “On the other side of the gift, there is a person who can have his own partner, parents, work and children.” Uninvited contact “may put these relationships and families at risk.”