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Osagie K. Obasogie

Designing your own baby

By Osagie K. Obasogie
August 8, 2005

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IT'S A BOY! It's a girl! Until the 1970s, these words welcomed virtually every child into the world. In less than one generation, however, new reproductive technologies have shifted this announcement from the delivery room to the obstetricians' office; ultrasound and amniocentesis now allow expecting parents to choose their nursery walls' paint color months before giving birth. (Full article: 816 words)

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