Let's say you're a dude. And you and your wife are having trouble getting pregnant. And it's your fault: Your sperm are "low quality." Would you ask your dad for help? Because that's what's happening in London right now. A 72-year-old man will father his own grandchild. The anonymous man is donating his sperm so that his son and daughter-in-law can have a baby. The couple's child will be a close genetic match — as well as the father's half-brother. Uh, awkward? [Daily Mail]
@lolly71: Funny you should say that. A family I grew up with (in Louisiana) dealt with this very same issue. The father wanted a boy so bad after having a vasectomy that he tried to get his wife preg with granddaddy juice. The obgyn, in an effort to save the mom from such gross humiliation, gave the woman an "emergency hysterectomy". To this day, the husband has no idea of the real reason why his wife got her baby-oven removed.