Thursday, March 12, 2009

Fertility Doctor Will Let Parents Build Their Own Baby

Yikes....I'm sure you've heard about this.. but I guess I'm still a little bit in shock. I feel like this is the beginning of the end of mankind as we know it. Read this article from

Clinic's Service to Custom-Design Baby's Hair and Eye Color Sparks Controversy

Imagine if you could choose your baby the same way you pick out a new outfit from a catalogue. Perhaps some blue eyes, a bit of curly hair, and why not make her tall, lean and smart? One fertility doctor now says that he may be able to deliver.

Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg has already helped thousands of couples choose their child's gender at his fertility institutes in Manhattan and Los Angeles. Within six months, he says, the clinic will offer a new service: allowing couples to select the physical traits of their babies. Steinberg says he cannot promise that people will get their selections, but claims he can dramatically increase the probability.

"I can't say with 100 percent certainty that parents will be able to choose something like eye color -- more like 80 percent certainty," Steinberg said....

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