To be an embryo donor:
- the female partner (or egg donor) must have been aged between 18 and 35 when the embryos were created
- the male partner (or sperm donor) must have been aged between 18 and 40 when the embryos were created
- the male and female partners (or donors) must be free from transmissible diseases
- the male and female partners (or donors) must have no personal or family history of inheritable disorders
- there must not be a higher risk of transferring a prion-related disease
- there must be two or more embryos in storage.
In The Media
Over the last ten years there’s been an increase in egg and sperm donors coming forward in the UK. This didn’t happen by accident. Media coverage, in whatever way, shape or form, has an important role to play. The more media inches, the more awareness, the more donors come forward.
It is as simple as that.
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