Is the creation of savior siblings a practice regulated by law?

By Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 07/25/2018

It varies by country. For example, in the UK, the HFEA has ruled that it is lawful to use modern reproductive technologies to create savior babies. In Australia, the Infertility Treatment Authority reviews applications for the use of PGD with HLA typing on a case-by-case basis.

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BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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