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BioNews Comment articles written by Salima Budhani and Theodora Middleton:

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Extending the ten-year storage limit for frozen eggs
25 February 2019 - by Salima Budhani and Theodora Middleton
The UK's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 requires that human gametes (eggs and sperm) and embryos collected and stored by fertility clinics be destroyed after ten years, except in cases of premature infertility. This time limit applies to women often referred to as 'social' egg freezers irrespective of the age of the woman when the ten-year limit is reached; it applies equally to women who froze eggs when aged 25 and those who froze eggs at 45... [Read More]