Jemma Bacon

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-10-19 at 05:14:04

Jemma started donating her eggs to both gay and heterosexual recipients when she was 23 years old. A Queenslander and now 31, Jemma has now donated 12 times in both QLD and NSW. She enjoys reaching out to recipients on the Egg Donation Australia forum. Already five children have been born to couples with the help of Jemma’s eggs. She will discus the egg donation process, what motivates her and what expectations altruistic donors have of recipients.


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