Media coverage of our Re M Court of Appeal victory

July 1, 2016
The national (and international) media has been covering the Court of Appeal ruling in NGA case Re M.

BBC News (reported as the 2nd item on the main national news, 30 June 2016):

A woman who wants to use her dead daughter’s frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild has won a Court of Appeal battle… Lawyers acting for the mother told the judges she wanted to fulfil her daughter’s wishes to carry a child created from her frozen eggs and to raise that child.  Read more.

The Guardian (30 June 2016):

A 60-year-old woman who wants to use her dead daughter’s frozen eggs to give birth to a grandchild has won a legal battle over what constitutes medical consent. The court of appeal has ordered the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to reconsider the application, opening the way for fertility treatment in the United States. Read more.

The Telegraph (30 June 2016):

British woman, 60, who wants to use her daughter’s eggs to conceive a grandchild wins appeal. Read more.

The Independent (30 June 2016):

Woman wins Court of Appeal battle to use dead daughter’s frozen eggs to give birth to own grandchild. Speaking for the plaintiffs, Jenni Richards QC said ‘all available evidence’ showed she wanted her mother to have her child after death. Read more.

Daily Mail

Mother, 60, fighting to fulfil daughter’s ‘dying wish’ by using her frozen eggs to conceive a baby WINS landmark case meaning she could give birth to her own grandchild. Read more.

CBS (This Morning)

US TV national news also covered the story internationally.

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