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Number of IVF babies passes 5m worldwide

2 July 2012

The number of babies born following conception via IVF has reached five million worldwide, according to estimates.

Around 100,000 IVF babies are estimated to have been born in the UK since the first IVF baby was born in 1978. [Mail, 2 July]

Anthony Ozimic, SPUC's communications manager, commented: "What is largely overlooked is that many millions more embryonic children have been killed following IVF, a quality-controlled process which is also intrinsically abusive of human beings.

"If the countless millions of pounds given to IVF had been given to the much-more successful ethical alternatives, many more children would have been born."

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