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Content Tagged: donor sperm

More British women giving birth to “Viking babies”

A new trend is being seen in Britain where a third of the donor sperm being used is from Danish sperm donors. Britain isn’t the only country where Danish sperm sales are booming – women around the world are selecting Danish donors. Why the increase in popularity? According to Dr. Alan Pacey, a fertility expert […]

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Italian courts lift ban on use of donor eggs and sperm

Several years ago Italy enacted the controversial “Law 40” which placed strict restrictions on those seeking IVF treatment and artificial insemination, banning the use of donor assisted conception, and denying fertility treatment to same-sex couples and single people. However, the Italian courts have now lifted a ban on the use of donor sperm and eggs, […]

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Baby girl the first to have three legal parents on birth certificate

Della Wolf has become the first baby in British Columbia, Canada to have three parents listed on her birth certificate. BC’s new Family Law Act came into effect in March 2013 and aims to clarify who is a parent and who isn’t, as more families and individuals use assisted reproduction to have children. According to […]

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Important issues to consider when using a known sperm donor

A recent court ruling in Kansas highlights the benefits of involving a licensed physician and attorney when using a sperm donor. A US man William Marotta responded to an online ad placed by a lesbian couple, Angela Bauer and Jennifer Schreiner who were looking for a sperm donor. The couple used “at home insemination” with […]

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