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International Journal of Reproductive Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 242174, 3 pages
Research Article

The Australian Community Does Not Support Gender Selection by IVF for Social Reasons

1Monash IVF, Epworth Hospital, Bridge Rood, Richmond, VIC 3121, Australia
2Roy Morgan Research, 401 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia

Received 10 September 2013; Accepted 26 November 2013

Academic Editor: Samir Hamamah

Copyright © 2013 Kovacs Gab et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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