July 26, 2023

The First 'Test Tube' Baby

by Not Past It

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On July 25th, 1978, Louise Brown came into the world as the first baby born through in vitro fertilization, or IVF. Nothing like it had been done before, and people were afraid scientists were playing God. In this episode, we’ll hear about the fight against IVF and how the procedure eventually became normalized. This episode originally aired July 27, 2022.

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