Watch: Do children think of sperm donors as family?

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How do donor children see their connection to the sperm donor? Is he a part of the family or what other role does he play?

​And how do parents explain inseminsation to their children? 

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Bioethicist Veerle Provoost is a professor at the Bioethics Institute Ghent of Ghent University, and specialises in genetic and social parenthood in the context of donor conception. Provoost has performed a study with donor children and their parents. In this short video, she shares her findings about who these children consider members of their families.

She goes on to give examples and advice about how to deal with seemingly difficult questions and situations. 
//posted by Michael, Communications Specialist at European Sperm Bank