Widow backed in legal fight for husband's sperm

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 12 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:898

The 30 year old widow's legal fight to try to conceive her dead husband's baby has been backed by Lord Winston, professor of fertility studies at Hammersmith Hospital in London. He told the court last week in a written statement that there was “ample justification” for inseminating Mrs B. He had himself been involved in a similar case, without the …

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