The Limits to Birth (1998)

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  • Director

    Liz Tucker

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    United Kingdom

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Documentary series. This programme examines the advances made in the last 20 years in keeping premature babies alive - in the 1970s, babies could not live before 28 weeks; now they can surivive at 23.

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