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These Two Baby Boys Are Twins, But an Italian Court Says They Aren’t Brothers

January 9, 2017

(The Washington Post) – At first a judge ruled against them, but the couple appealed and a new court partially granted their request. Because the men used separate semen samples to fertilize the eggs, the court said that each of them can now register his biological son as his own. But the babies cannot be recognized as children of the couple, nor are they to be considered brothers, even though they share the same genetic mother, who donated both eggs.

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