Jul 10, 2011 8:58 PM
IVF lotto lady Camille Strachan: 'I'll launch games for cancer drugs and care
The following paragraphs are directly quoted from the article. It seems that the
idea or painting a picture with a broad brush stroke that egg donors are
exploited has taken on a general truthiness.
I assume that the term "units" means clinics and that by "campaigners" they mean
people who are against ivf,or advocates within the fertility system in the
UK,something to that effect.
"Foreign IVF units are not subject to the same rigorous regulation as those
based in the UK and campaigners say women who donate eggs are often exploited.
Clinics abroad also have more relaxed rules that allow single women and those
aged up to 50 to seek treatment.
In the UK, women over 45 are generally turned away by clinics because of poor
success rates. Single people must demonstrate they can provide ‘supportive
But Ms Strachan said: ‘I don’t want to be judgemental. Some women just really
want a child and they’ve been driven crazy by careers or they haven’t met the
right man. I hope to give opportunities to people who would be turned down in
the UK for whatever reason.’"