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Making Babies

Synopsis
Invistigates fertility treatment, looking at scientific progress in the field. Scientists, doctors, egg donors and test-tube mothers talk about infertiity. Includes footage of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) surgery - collection of microscopic eggs from would-be mothers, the moment life is created, and the replacement of the fertilised egg in the womb. Investigates the ethics of using eggs from aborted fetuses. Also looks at the problems associated with providing fertility treatment to post-menopausal women.
Series
Tuesday Special, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
out of distribution; 1995 sale: £20.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
fertility - human; foetal development; in vitro fertilisation; obstetrics

Credits

Producer
Mike Morley
Contributor
Steve Clark

Production Company

Name

Central Independent Television

Notes
use Carlton UK Television

Distributor

Name

Carlton UK Television Ltd

Web
http://www.carlton.com External site opens in new window
Phone
0115 986 3322
Fax
0115 964 5202
Address
Video Resources Unit
East Midlands TV Centre
Lenton Lane
Nottingham
NG7 2NA

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