Posts Tagged ‘Pregnancy gender tests’

Selecting a baby’s sex – Science project looks at the ramifications Comments 0

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
selecting a baby's sex

A student from Nelson College for Girls has developed a project for the Cawthron Institute Scitec Expo that looks at the implications of selecting a baby’s sex. This can be done using a technology called Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) which is used already for selecting healthy babies among parents who might pass on genetic diseases. Read more

Labour wants early pregnancy gender tests banned Comments 0

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The Labour Party in Britain wants early pregnancy gender tests banned because of fears it may lead to girls being selectively aborted. Naz Shah, the party’s spokeswoman for women and equalities, said it was “absolutely wrong” that women were pressurised to have abortions if the baby was expected to be a girl. Read more Related Read more