Stories from our patients and donors
We are collecting stories from our patients and donors to share with you - to help with your own fertility journey. Sharing and connecting with others can be helpful.
Sperm donor shares his story
In late 1996 I saw an ad for sperm donors in our local paper. My wife happened to be looking over as I read this and she commented that this would be a fantastic thing for me to do. We have known some friends who have been through a lot of fertility treatment recently, and we were both very moved by what we saw
Sperm donor shares his story - when we found out there was a shortage - we were keen to help
One day, as I was listening to the radio, on my way to work…I heard a story about a couple who needed a sperm donor to have children, and that when they went to the clinic, there weren't many donors to choose from. I was really surprised to hear this.
In our own words - our colourful journey
If you are reading this, you are sitting where we were many years ago, seven to be exact.
Before I get ahead of myself let me share with you who we are. I am of Cook Island descent from a large family. I was brought up by my paternal grandparents in Tokoroa.