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The Baby Makers

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7215.1011 (Published 09 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1011
  1. Khaldoun Sharif, consultant and director of assisted conception services
  1. Birmingham Women's Hospital, Birmingham

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    Jack Challoner

    Channel 4 Books, £14.99, pp 176

    ISBN 0752217011

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    Baby making is supposed to be fun and—judging from this overpopulated planet—straightforward. Not so for the one in six infertile couples, an estimated 80 million worldwide. Their devastation may be like that of Rachel, the barren biblical character, who said: “Give me a child else I die.” Enter the baby makers; those who have dreamt of, …

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