However, The Danish Council on Ethics has recommended that the law should be changed to make it possible for people to have a child from both donor egg and donor sperm.
However, there are still many questions left unanswered: Should it then be legal for the one part of a lesbian couple to be impregnated with her partner’s egg and donor sperm? Should double donation only be allowed for infertile women or when there is a significant risk of hereditary deceases? Should this include all women seeking reproductive assistance or only couples?
Also, the importance of the child knowing about its genetic background is seen as twice as important with double donation, as the child will have no genetic association with its legal parents. Therefore, the amount of information available on the donors is being discussed. Potentially, a change in this legislation could affect the very strict law on surrogacy in Denmark as well.
At European Sperm Bank, our goal is to help as many people as possible to fulfill their dream of having children, and to do our part to give these children have the best possible conditions and foundation to become happy human beings.
We follow this development closely, and are eager to advice and discuss the effects of a potential change.