The Baby Business (2003)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Shelley Jofre

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2003

  • Genre

    Current affairs

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

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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