Well-Adjusted Family Relationships for Children Conceived through Third-Party Donation at Age 20
In a groundbreaking 20-year study, researchers have discovered that children conceived through third-party donation, such as gamete donation, enjoy well-adjusted family relationships. Despite the absence of a biological link between children and their parents, mother-child relationships remain unaffected, and psychological adjustment in young adulthood is not compromised. This study provides valuable insights into the long-term effects of various assisted reproductive technologies (ART) on parenting and child development. It emphasizes the significance of disclosing biological origins to children at an early age to foster healthy family relationships.