Corpus ID: 33678299

SPERM BANKS - ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS

@inproceedings{2016SPERMB,
  title={SPERM BANKS - ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS},
  author={},
  year={2016}
}
  • Published 2016
A sperm donor will be biological father of every child produced as a result of his donation. However, he is not intended to be a legal father. Sperm can be stored for as long as twenty years. However, only 50% of the sperm cells survive that time and have normal capability to fertilize the egg. The first successful artificial insemination of a woman with her husband's sperm was recorded in 1790. However, it took centuries for human society to accept the idea to use the sperm of a man other than… Expand

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