Sperm donor who has fathered 500 children sued over fears of increasing accidental incest

March 31, 2023

Jonathan Jacob Meijer has fathered more than 500 childrenA serial sperm donor who has fathered 550 children is being taken to court and sued over accusations his frequent donations are increasing the threat of accidental incest. The foundation is also accusing him lying about the number of children he has fathered. Donors must only donate a maximum of 25 children or to a dozen women to stop the possibility of inbreeding, incest or psychological problems for donor children, according to Dutch sperm clinic guidelines. The Donorkind Foundation wants a court to order Mr Meijer from donating while also looking into which clinics he has donated to. Donorkind Foundation chairman Ties van der Meer said: "We are taking action against this man because the Government is doing nothing.