The Baby Business (2003)

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  • Featuring

    Shelley Jofre

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre

    Current affairs

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Investigates British fertility clinics and asks whether the law and the Human Fertilisation and Embyology Authority are failing to protect the interests of couples receiving IVFtreatment in the UK. Reveals that one of Harley Street's best-known clinics offers cut-price treatment to women in exchange for their eggs. Some experts say the scheme forces desperate women to take unnecessary health risks and it has been condemned as "commercial coercion".

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