Gynecologist sued for using his sperm to get patient pregnant in fertility procedure 34 years ago

An Idaho woman is suing her fertility doctor after finding out that he is the father of her now 34-year-old daughter, accusing him of using his own sperm to inseminate her. Sharon Hayes, 67, sought fertility care from obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. David R. Claypool in 1989 after she and her then-husband learned they were unable to conceive, per a civil complaint filed in a Washington state Superior Court on Wednesday.

‘ Brianna has had five hip surgeries at just 34 years old, she told the outlet, and has been diagnosed with a serious sleep disorder that severely impacts her life. ‘I was trying to see what my predispositions are for further issues,’ Brianna told the outlet. ‘What could be in my genetics? I was just trying to be informed. Although she has enjoyed meeting her half-siblings, Brianna said, she has not met with her birth father.

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