Guidelines clear way for gene-screen babies
By ELIZABETH BINNING
New Zealand parents will soon be able to have babies free of serious genetic disorders and babies whose tissue can be used to help ill siblings.
But they will not be able to choose the sex of their unborn child.
The guidelines, formulated by the National Ethics Committee on Assisted Human Reproduction, now make it clear that “designer babies” will not be allowed.
Parents will not be able to choose the sex or physical attributes of their baby, to the relief of many groups.
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