Today on Oprah – Witness the ‘ultimate’ family reunion. Sperm donor children are now adults and are looking for answers. Who’s there dad? What does he do? What does he look like? Do I LOOK LIKE HIM? Do I have siblings . . . “She went online looking for her biological dad, but found a brother instead.”
Liza Mundy’s book, Everything Conceivable calls reproductive technological baby making a huge social experiment. What do you think?
All of us have a strong desire for community. Who are we? Who do we belong to? Who is my mother or my father? Are you?
- Jennifer Lahl, MA, BSN, RN, is founder and president of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network. Lahl couples her 25 years of experience as a pediatric critical care nurse, a hospital administrator, and a senior-level nursing manager with a deep passion to speak for those who have no voice. Lahl’s writings have appeared in various publications including Cambridge University Press, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News, and the American Journal of Bioethics. As a field expert, she is routinely interviewed on radio and television including ABC, CBS, PBS, and NPR. She is also called upon to speak alongside lawmakers and members of the scientific community, even being invited to speak to members of the European Parliament in Brussels to address issues of egg trafficking; she has three times addressed the United Nations during the Commission on the Status of Women on egg and womb trafficking.