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Latest statement on sex selection

Read our latest statement in relation to the Daily Mail investigation on sex selection.

“We are confident that the vast majority of the UK’s fertility clinics do not recommend sex selection either at home or abroad. However, we take allegations of sex selection seriously and will investigate any specific cases brought to our attention.

We have no powers to regulate treatment that takes place abroad, but we do offer extensive advice on our website for any patients considering treatment outside the UK.”

Publication date: 20 December 2018

Review date: 20 December 2020