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Donor children could contact biological parents before 18 under new proposals
Existing UK fertility law should be updated to regulate modern treatments, says HFEA

Jamie Grierson

28, Feb, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Urgent calls for Australia-wide register of sperm donations amid concerns about ‘prolific’ donors
Experts say informal donations a ‘huge problem’ that could lead to trauma for donor-conceived people who find they have dozens of half siblings

Tory Shepherd

07, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘I had two babies born last week’: the unregulated world of Australia’s online sperm donors
Some women are seeking donations outside the expensive, complicated clinical process – but experts says there are major risks

Tory Shepherd

05, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Long NHS waiting lists cutting chances of pregnancy, fertility chief warns
Health service backlogs for gynaecological diagnoses and treatments are preventing women from starting IVF promptly

Rosie Taylor

22, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Warning for UK women over physical and financial toll of egg freezing
As increasing numbers choose the now highly commercialised procedure, concerns grow over the lack of transparency in some clinics

Miranda Bryant

08, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘I’m investing some hope’: four women on their decision to freeze their eggs
After scientists cautioned against egg freezing as an ‘insurance policy’, we hear what drives women to do it

Clea Skopeliti and Jedidajah Otte

19, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘A lottery ticket, not a guarantee’: fertility experts on the rise of egg freezing
Scientists caution against idea of fertility ‘insurance policy’ after Jennifer Aniston advice to freeze eggs

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

11, Nov, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Fertility treatment and work are often incompatible – employers need to step up | Zeynep Gurtin
I know from experience how hard the balancing act can be. It’s in organisations’ interests to provide proper support, says fertility consultant Zeynep Gurtin

Zeynep Gurtin

06, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘We are expected to be OK with not having children’: how gay parenthood through surrogacy became a battleground
In New York, a gay couple fighting to make their insurers pay for fertility treatment have found themselves in the middle of a culture war. What happens when the right to parenthood involves someone else’s body?

Jenny Kleeman

01, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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US anti-abortion extremists are already waging war on IVF | Arwa Mahdawi
Republicans have made it very clear that they aren’t going to stop at abortion: they’re coming for birth control and fertility treatments

Arwa Mahdawi

24, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Four radical new fertility treatments just a few years away from clinics
Synthetic embryos and three-person babies among advances revised fertility laws need to consider

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

26, Aug, 2022 @4:51 PM

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Victoria to lift IVF counselling restrictions and loosen donor conception rules
Reforms to the state’s assisted reproductive treatment laws are set to come into effect on Monday

Benita Kolovos

13, Aug, 2022 @7:59 PM

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