Category Archives: donors

Our Visit to the Alternative Families Show

We were kindly given complimentary tickets to attend the Alternative Parenting Show, which took place yesterday at the lovely Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, London.

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The Ten Commandments of Trying To Conceive (For Lesbians)

1) Thou Shalt Learn To Like Sperm (ok… tolerate… maybe not like) As lesbians we have nothing sexually to do with the opposite sex, so it’s a little odd when you come to considering having a child – you need … Continue reading

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An Ode to Clearblue

Reporting from cycle day TWENTY FIVE I’m usually the first to poo poo Clearblue Ovulation tests. The majority of the time as far as I am concerned they are overpriced. I still think that, but I bought some to help … Continue reading

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Superhero Donor’s Point of View – Donation

Another guest entry from our fantastic donor. Please feel free to leave a. Comment if you enjoy these posts – I personally am finding them really interesting! ——- It may surprise you, but donors select their receipients. I started off … Continue reading

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Pee on All Of The Things!!!

Needless to say I’ve been having me a little peestick party. Here is the first response from yesterday and today.

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We Have Liftoff! – Part Two!

This morning I was awoken to Amy shouting “it’s Today! It’s Today!” From the bathroom. It is cycle day 31 for her and no positive opk up to now, but I went into the bathroom to be greeted by this … Continue reading

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Let The Two Week Wait Begin!

All the OPKs I have done today have still been positive, so we arranged a donation for this evening. Amy was at work, so I was left managing the dogs. That’s all fine, except for Gizmo has a massive case … Continue reading

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Fun With Dates

Having some fun. This is all part of my positive thinking. Having a baby is going to happen for us at some point, so I’m going to do this every cycle! If we get caught this month this is the … Continue reading

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Sperm Donation: Changing Lives

We were recently contacted by the London Sperm Bank, London’s most respected Sperm Bank, to ask if they could write a guest post for us. I’m always interested in hearing all points of view on sperm donation, so here is … Continue reading

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