Dr Cleary then sent his own DNA to Ancestry.com and discovered that he had at least 17 offspring born through his sperm donations.
In the lawsuit, Dr Cleary says he is “profoundly distressed” as he wades through the “moral, legal, ethical, and personal obligations” he now feels toward those 17 children.
At least two of his offspring have attended the same schools as the children he raised with his wife, according to the lawsuit.
Ms Allee said: “I’m expecting my third child right now of my own. The idea of my children having dozens and dozens of cousins that will be their ages and in the area is concerning for my children as well as myself.”