Sunday, August 27, 2006

Genetic Testing

IIn an effort to get pregnant some couples opt for using a screening technique on embryos called PGD, which can raise some heated discussion.  While this procedure has the benefit of screening an embryo for genetic abnormalities (during IVF), it can also be used to screen for gender, not considered a medically necessary reason.,2106,3777907a11,00.html

"The parents of the first babies created in New Zealand using an embryo screening technique are angered by the term "designer baby". "

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