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LONDON, August 26, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Two British women want control of the frozen embryos created through IVF with sperm from their ex-boyfriends. The men provided their seed to fertilize eggs extracted from the women prior to cancer treatment that would leave them infertile. But now the men say they are moving on, and no longer want their test-tube offspring to live.  British law says an embryo cannot be implanted in a woman without the consent of both partners. Lawyer Muiris Lyons told BBC radio that once men agree to give sperm to create an embryo, it should be up to the mothers to decide whether to carry the child to term, just as it is for women who become pregnant naturally. But Ann Ferudi, spokeswoman for Britain’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, said the law gives both partners an equal right to decide an embryo’s fate.  To read newswire coverage see:  https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20020824/wl_nm/health_britain_embryos_dc_2

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