Confusion on post-mortem sperm harvest

Contradictory laws are leaving doctors unsure whether they can harvest sperm from dead bodies, a study suggests.

The survey of Australian IVF centres has revealed a patchwork approach to requests for post-mortem sperm retrieval, with many centres unsure of their legal and ethical obligations.

Just two live births have been reported using sperm from deceased donors, despite multiple requests down the years, according to the paper published