Life after death: harvesting the sperm of dead men

We investigate the world of post-mortem sperm donation

There is a man waiting for the doctor and his time is running out.

It is late evening, just over an hour after the doctor first groped for his ringing phone. "Can you help us?" the woman on the other end had asked.

Now preparing for the procedure, the doctor is alert. He moves quickly. He scrubs his hands and arms with soap, and snaps on his gloves. His assistant clinks down sterilised instruments and fluid-filled containers onto a stainless steel table. The air is