'We wanted to give them a hand in life'
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Embryo 'adoption helps two US couples

What can be done with the remaining embryos leftover after IVF treatment? In the US some people are opting for embryo "adoption", using agencies to "match" donating couples' embryos with others seeking to have a family. Jane Garvey speaks to two US couples, the Hendersons and the Gassmans, for Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4 about why they chose to seek out such an arrangement.

Listen to the full programme for more, and catch up with Woman's Hour's previous discussion to hear what options are available in the UK.

  • 02 May 2017