The sperm from a man sick with leukemia in the 80s has reproduced with his wife. Chris Biblis, 38, who froze his sperm when he was just 16, has used that same sperm to produce a healthy happy baby girl, Stella. Sounds unbelievable, but it also happened last year too.
The couple last year also thawed out old sperm that was 21-years old and produced a healthy baby. The man had Hodgkin’s disease and froze his sperm before submitting to chemotherapy.
These two stories are inspirational for all those who may be suffering because the thought of being able to procreate and have a future family after surviving life threatening illnesses is empowering and encouraging.
Read here to see how science is making this possible.