The SperminatorThis film tells the story of Dr Cecil Jacobson, a fertility expert who had a reputation as a miracle worker in the American community where he worked, until it was discovered that he was duping women desperate to conceive by fathering the children himself.
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Making a complaint
If you've been unhappy with a healthcare experience – recent or in the past – this article sets out the steps you should take in making a complaint, and suggests organisations you can contact for further advice.
DNA testing for paternity
Extreme cases like that involving Dr Jacobson make be rare, but UK health researchers estimate that up to one in 25 dads could unknowingly be raising another man's child. This article explains how DNA testing for paternity works and suggests important things to consider before you go ahead. It also lists organisations, websites and government-approved testers.
This article looks at infertility and its causes and outlines the ways that it can be treated.
Many of Dr Jacobsen's patients suffered what they thought was a miscarriage when they weren't actually pregnant. The experience can be extremely traumatic nonetheless. This article examines the causes, symptoms and impact of miscarriage and suggests services to contact for further support.