At least one clinic in the US is using preimplantation genetic testing (PGD) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) to allow parents to select traits such as the hair and eye color of their children. The clinic director expects a trait-selected baby to be born next year. (This technique has been used for years to help select embryos free sex-linked and other genetic diseases, but the deliberate selection of non-medical traits is new.)

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joandra says:

i dont thiink you should be able to choose what traits you want your baby to have because it should be a surprice (:

posted on Wed, 03/18/2009 - 1:43pm

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