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Emily Hartridge: Life you literally can’t plan for it

Emily Hartridge, TV presenter, Instagrammer and well-known Youtuber was the first person to be fatally injured in Britain when her electric scooter collided with a lorry near her home in South London. She had fought to preserve her fertility for the last three years. Just two days before her accident, she had announced that she was part way through fertility treatment to freeze embryos and start a family with her partner.
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Fertility preservation: extending the 10-year storage limit

On 6 June 2019 Baroness Ruth Deech QC introduced a Private Members’ Bill into the House of Lords. It calls for change to existing law and policy to extend the current 10-year storage limit for frozen eggs and sperm in the UK if people have not completed their family.
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Global Genetic Policy Responsibilities and Assisted Reproduction

The US continues to revisit its policy on three-person IVF and human genome modification. On Tuesday 4 June 2019, the US House Appropriations Committee restored the ban on human genome modification to the draft 2020 federal spending bill which had been removed by a sub-committee on 23 May 2019.
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Power, Wealth, Baby-Making and Genetic Policy Responsibilities

Following the UK’s decision to legalise three-person IVF in 2015, the US looks set to revisit its policy on human genome modification. If US legal restrictions are removed, it will represent a policy volte-face in just four years, and it will be significant in more ways than one.
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