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Can women consent to share their eggs?

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  • Hq The Family. Marriage. Woman
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University of Huddersfield Repository Golding, Berenice Can women consent to share their eggs? Original Citation Golding, Berenice (2010) Can women consent to share their eggs? In: Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology 30th Annual Conference, 8th-10th September 2010, Leuven, Belgium. (Unpublished) This version is available at The University Repository is a digital collection of the research output of the University, available on Open Access. Copyright and Moral Rights for the items on this site are retained by the individual author and/or other copyright owners. Users may access full items free of charge; copies of full text items generally can be reproduced, displayed or performed and given to third parties in any format or medium for personal research or study, educational or not-for-profit purposes without prior permission or charge, provided: • The authors, title and full bibliographic details is credited in any copy; • A hyperlink and/or URL is included for the original metadata page; and • The content is not changed in any way. For more information, including our policy and submission procedure, please contact the Repository Team at: [email protected] Can women consent to share their eggs?Can women consent to share their eggs? Berenice Golding PhD Student Aims and objectives � This paper will present an aspect of the findings that arose from my doctoral research into egg sharing. � It defines egg sharing and explains the rationale underpinning the study. � It locates the context of the research in relation to the provision of informed consent by egg share donors. � Special attention is given to reproductive decision-making and egg share donor motivations. Egg sharing � Egg sharing schemes emerged in the United Kingdom (UK) early 1990s. Developed and promoted by Simons and Ahuja (2005) in an attempt to alleviate the paucity of donor eggs. � In the schemes, an egg shar

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