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Levels of Openness in Donation

Are you open to connect via:

Level 1
DSR registry
Unidentifiable email account
Zoom call (audio only), use alias account
Share baby photos, interests and hobbies

Level 2
Identifiable email account
Zoom call (face to face with identification
Share adult photos, and/or extended family, share ancestral information/family tree

Level 3
Includes above levels plus in-person visits
Conversations including child as age appropriate
Social media connection (if yes, which platform)
Ongoing connection

Questions to ask your donor during any level of contact

Are you willing to provide medical updates? If so, how often?

Yearly
Upon change of health status
When initiated by recipient parents

Does your extended family know about your donation?
Would you like a flexible arrangement or a more formal arrangement?
Would you like an attorney to outline roles and responsibilities?
Would you prefer a third-party facilitator be the go between for first contact?

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