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Woman asks court for right to use dead daughter’s eggs to produce grandchild

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2528 (Published 11 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2528
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A 59 year old woman has launched a High Court action against the UK’s regulator of infertility treatment for the right to try to become pregnant with her own grandchild by using her dead daughter’s frozen eggs.

The woman, referred to in court as “Mrs M,” wants to take the eggs to New York, where a clinic has agreed to …

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