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Should we tell our cousins that the man who raised them was not their biological father?

I have two cousins that are in their late 50’s and early 60’s. Their mother, my aunt, just passed away. Neither knows that they were artificially inseminated babies and that their father, who has been dead for 12 years, was … Continue reading

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Can a father’s intoxication at the time of conception affect the baby?

Is there a risk of a child having mental disorders if the father was intoxicated at the time of conception? One time intoxication (I am going to assume alcohol) at the time of sex by the father may not result … Continue reading

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What should you tell your kids if they were conceived in a “non traditional” way?

Many older women who’ve had trouble conceiving have used donor eggs (and sometimes sperm too) to conceive. Though they’ve given birth to their children, they’re not genetically linked to them. Should they tell their children? And when? In the case … Continue reading

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