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Designer babies a growing trend

14 years, 10 months ago

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Posted on Nov 11, 2003, 3 p.m. By Bill Freeman

The Courier-Mail has a story on designer babies. It appears that hundreds of Australian couples are paying for the chance of conceiving so-called designer babies using fertility treatment. At one clinic the number of parents being offered IVF to screen the sex of their unborn child has increased fourfold in three years.

The Courier-Mail has a story on designer babies. It appears that hundreds of Australian couples are paying for the chance of conceiving so-called designer babies using fertility treatment. At one clinic the number of parents being offered IVF to screen the sex of their unborn child has increased fourfold in three years. The technique, called preimplantation genetic diagnosis, was developed to help families with a history of hereditary disorders by screening embryos. But at Sydney IVF -...

Source: http://www.transhumanism.com/news_comments.php?id=1002_0_2_0_C

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