Gay and lesbian couples will be eligible for free fertility treatment on the NHS under controversial new proposals.
Same-sex couples would be allowed artificial insemination, even if
they don't have a diagnosed fertility problem, according to draft
guidelines from an NHS watchdog.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) says
couples who do not become pregnant after six attempts with donor semen
should be referred for further investigations and IVF.
Gay men could take along a surrogate mother, who would carry the baby for them.
It will be the first time that same-sex couples have been allowed NHS fertility treatment. Read more