Ethics and reproduction

  • Malcolm Macnaughton
    Reprint requests: Professor Sir Malcolm Macnaughton, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Glasgow, Royal Infirmary, 10 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow, Scotland G31 2ER.
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
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