What happens to people's donated eggs and sperm after they die? | Ellen Trachman

What happens to people's donated eggs and sperm after they die? | Ellen Trachman

By TED

TED Talks Daily

Wednesday, 22 June

Today, there are many ways to conceive a child, thanks to assisted reproductive technologies like IVF and egg-freezing. But the law lags behind these advancements, says attorney Ellen Trachman, troubling parents-to-be with stranger-than-fiction mix-ups and baffling lawsuits. Trachman makes the case for legality to reflect the realities of reproductive innovation -- and prompts you to reconsider what could happen to your own genetic material.
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