Posted on November 13, 2008

Shortage of Sperm Donors in Britain Prompts Calls for Change

Denise Grady, New York Times, November 11, 2008

A shortage of sperm donors in Britain has led to long waits at clinics and even caused some clinics to stop offering donor sperm, fertility specialists are reporting, and they are calling for nationwide changes to increase the supply.


[Dr. Allan Pacey, the secretary of the fertility society and a lecturer at the University of Sheffield] said sperm were also being imported, mostly from Scandinavia.