The Baby Business

Director: BBC
Year: 2002
Country: UK
Rating: N/A

Filed under: Human Embryology, Documentary

An investigation into the fertility industry and the commercial pressures on it. Critics claim that some clinics try to do well in league tables, in the process creating more twins and triplets with a higher likelihood of disability. Reporter Virginia Eastman meets an IVF mother who gave birth to a child with cerebral palsy, and asks whether the experts are putting profits first. (Aired BBC Two, 27 November 2002, 19.30)

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