Battle over dead woman’s embryos

News.com.au reports that a Victorian man and his fiancee’s mother are battling over the frozen embryos donated by his late fiancee. The mother is opposed to his apparent plans to have one fertilised by his sperm and to be carried by his sister as a surrogate.

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Battle over dead woman’s embryos

News.com.au reports that a Victorian man and his fiancee’s mother are battling over the frozen embryos donated by his late fiancee. The mother is opposed to his apparent plans to have one fertilised by his sperm and to be carried by his sister as a surrogate.

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