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Child gender test devised

Title
Child gender test devised
Genre
News report; Interview; Vox pop
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:03:06
Description
Report on the invention of a new simple saliva test, devised by a Swiss company, All Marketing Ltd, which will enable parents to determine the gender of their child in advance of its birth and on the ethical and medical implications. Includes vox pop with new mums at St Bart’s Hospital; interview with consultant gynaecologist (not identified). Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Medical ethics; Pregnancy; Abortion; Children (family); Genetic diseases; Sex; Parents; Babies; Pregnancy tests; Pregnancy outcome

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