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Donating Embryos

April 23rd, 2015

Episode 80 of 155 episodes

If you've had a successful result using IVF (invitro fertilisation) you may be left with a very modern problem. Remaining embryos frozen in liquid nitrogen in a laboratory. What will become of them? Will you keep them on ice? Allow them to be disposed of? Offer them to science or donate them to someone who has not been able to conceive a child the usual way? What a decision to make, would you could you imagine someone else raising a child conceived from your genetic material... is this a better result than just letting those cells slip away?