Category Archives: Consents

Can a spouse use stored sperm, eggs or embryos after their partner dies?

By Monique Shebbeare Many couples assume that if they have stored sperm, ova (eggs) or embryos at a fertility clinic, if one of them died, the other could automatically use those to conceive a child. Is that true? No – Canada’s Assisted Human Reproduction Act, and the Assisted Human Reproduction (Section 8 Consent) Regulations have […]