HIV+ Men Can Use Artificial Insemination

The California Senate Health Committee voted unanimously to allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm used for artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization.

The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Carole Migden (D), would allow HIV-positive men to use reproductive technology under the following guidelines: the donor’s sperm is processed to minimize the risk of HIV transmission; informed mutual consent has occurred; and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine recognizes the sperm processing procedures.

One thought on “HIV+ Men Can Use Artificial Insemination

  • January 25, 2009 at 9:38 pm
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    This is great news for HIV+ men who want children.

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