January 19, 2022

Sperm Bank Babies

1. If you were dating some guy who donated his sperm to a sperm bank somewhere, sometime before you ever met, would that be okay with you?

2. Would it still be okay with you if, years later, you're happily together with that guy and you have "that guy's" babies of your own, and his old-sperm-bank-sperm-turned-baby contacts him because it wants to know its daddy?

3. If you were a sperm bank baby would you want to know your daddy?

4. Should sperm bank babies have the right to know their sperm daddy's?

For some reason, and it isn't that I'm dating someone who donated his sperm to a sperm bank (the more I write sperm the more I realize I like the sound of the word sperm and I like to say sperm...s-p-e-r-m, and I don't mind the taste of sperm and...), because I don't think he has, at least not to my knowledge, but it's something I've been thinking a lot about lately. I think it's because of a story I read a while back about a sperm bank baby who was seeking out its father. It's kind of scary really, if you think about it. A college kid donates sperm for quick and easy money and years later he finds out that he's not only a daddy, but the kid wants him to be his daddy.

I don't know what I'd do. But I'm not sure that a person should ever have to leave any identifying info, like his name, at a sperm bank. Maybe you don't have to leave your info, maybe I should do more research into sperm banks before I post this, but I'm thinking about it now, so I'm posting it.


Posted by jamye at January 19, 2022 10:39 PM