Woman's Hour

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WHNews: Family fertility donors; Eliza Haywood; Beth Orton; Playing with children

February 20th, 2015

Episode 149 of 728 episodes

How common is it for a brother or sister to donate sperm or eggs, sisters Eleanor and Alice on their experience. Dr Holly Luhning on the extraordinary life of writer Eliza Haywood. Beth Orton and Josephine Oniyama on the week-long all-women musical residency in Manchester, and they sing live. Playing games with her daughter is dull, repetitive and even on occasion humiliating, so says journalist Esther Walker. But does refusing to play with a child make a bad parent?

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