Woman, 60, cleared to get pregnant with dead daughter’s frozen eggs

IVF treatment is now a possibility for a 60 year-old UK woman who has been cleared to use eggs harvested from her dead daughter to give birth to her own grandchild

The 60-year-old has been cleared by health experts to take her daughter’s eggs to the US for IVF treatment.

There she hopes to use donor sperm to conceive her daughter’s child after she died aged 28 from bowel cancer.

The woman claims her daughter, who was single, asked her to carry her babies but failed to complete a consent form.

She sparked a five year legal battle and last year the High Court refused permission but that was overturned by the Court of Appeal in July.

If the treatment is successful the woman, known only as Mrs M, will give birth next year – six years after her daughter died. Read more

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