ART: How do Gamete Donations Affect Children?

ART: How do Gamete Donations Affect Children?

Scientists from hospitals in Marseille, France have launched a survey to collect data on children born as a result of assisted reproductive technology (ART) with gamete donations. During the next 12 months, the Biomedical Agency and the Norbert Elias Center will...
Sperm Donor Anonymity to be Lifted in Germany

Sperm Donor Anonymity to be Lifted in Germany

The German parliament has just approved a legislative text to create a central registry between sperm donors and female recipients. By 2018, every individual over age 16, conceived by artificial insemination with donor will have the right to access their ancestry...
Donating gametes: the removal of anonymity debated by State Council

Donating gametes: the removal of anonymity debated by State Council

On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, the State Council held an audience to decide the partial removal of the anonymity of sperm donors. The decision is being deliberated, and will be made public at a later date. The request comes from a 35-year-old woman, conceived using...