Sperm donor sues OHSU after learning at least 17 children were born. Bryce Cleary, now 53, said he could have even more children from the sperm donations he made 30 years ago when he was in medical school. During a news conference, Cleary sat by one of the 17 children discovered with the help of Ancestry. Cleary, who lives in Corvallis, and year-old Allysen Allee, who lives in Vancouver, had just met and share some of the same concerns.
Fertility services for lesbians and single women who wish to conceive include assessment of fertility; donor insemination using sperm from a commercial sperm bank or a donor known to the patient ; in vitro fertilization, preimplantation genetic screening of embryos; embryo cryopreservation; and an embryo donation program. For women using a directed known sperm donor with whom they have not been sexually intimate, we are required to determine donor eligibility as mandated by the Food and Drug Administration. These federal regulations are intended to protect recipients from the transmission of infectious disease. There are many commercial sperm banks in the United States that ship anonymous donor sperm to us for intrauterine insemination IUI. Sometimes a blood relative or friend is willing to be the donor; this is known as directed sperm donation.
CNN When an Oregon medical student was asked to donate sperm in , he was promised that only five offspring would be born -- all on the other side of the country -- according to a lawsuit alleging a clinic violated the agreement by allowing the birth of at least 17 babies, among other alleged violations. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos Sperm donor sues fertility clinic over excess children
By Megan Sheets For Dailymail. An Oregon doctor is suing a fertility clinic after he discovered that the sperm he donated 30 years ago when he was a medical student was used to father at least 17 children. Cleary was a first-year medical student at OHSU in when he was approached by staff at the fertility clinic about donating, according to the lawsuit.