Three-way IVF treatment ‘not as good as it sounds’ admit doctors
Men’s interest in the proposed three-way IVF treatment cooled considerably overnight when it was revealed that egg fertilisation would not necessarily include a sex romp with the wife’s sister or one of the girls from the typing pool.
Although the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority said the fertilisation process would still involve inserting a small prick into the donor parent, men were dismayed to find it would involve the use of a sterilised needle and have nothing to do with them fulfilling one of their long held fantasies.
Research scientist Dr Neena Harvey said basically all it would take to fertilise an embryo was ‘a tiny, painless jab roughly in the area of the vagina walls, in and out without the female donor even noticing anything had happened and it could be over in seconds, although there’s nothing unique about that.’
She added that using a needle to fertilise an embryo would only require ‘the most basic of techniques’ which again virtually ruled out any possibility of the male partner becoming involved in the procreation process.
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Posted: Mar 27th, 2013 by Guest
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