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23 May 2011

Using your dead husband’s sperm

A woman won a court battle to use her dead husband's sperm to have a baby in a landmark case in New South Wales, where IVF treatment is banned without consent of the donor.

An Australian woman won a court battle to use her dead husband's sperm to have a baby in a landmark case in New South Wales, where IVF treatment is banned without consent of the donor.

His sperm was collected after his death and his widow has been fighting since then to win control over it.

 
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