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Donor insemination
  1. Melville G Kerr1,
  2. Carol Rogers
  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


    This paper reviews the technical and social problems concerned in donor insemination in the light of recent developments. The most important of these is the declining number of babies available for adoption by subfertile couples because modern methods and attitudes have reduced the number of unplanned births. At the same time the technique of donor insemination is being developed as public attitudes to it are changing.

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    • 1 Present address: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Edinburgh.