The traditional system is in crisis right now.
Forty one-year-old Dutch musician Jonathan Jacob Meijer is accused of defying limits intended to avoid unintended incest, inbreeding, and psychological trauma for his offspring.
The woman had sex with the sperm donor 10 times to get pregnant, Japanese media reports.
A Netherlands doctor secretly fathered at least 19 donor-conceived children in his own fertility clinic.
We spoke to one of the first Kiwi kids conceived in the lab about what he thinks of his unconventional beginnings.