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Read more: U.S. clinic offers sex selection service to Indo-Canadians | CTV NewsA fertility clinic near Seattle, Washington, appears to be trying to woo Indo-Canadian parents to its clinic with the promise they can have whatever child they want -- a boy or a girl.
The Washington Center for Reproductive Medicine in Bellevue, Wa. is running an ad in the print edition of the Indo Canadian Voice and on the newspaper's website that proclaims: "Create the family you want."
The ad features children wearing traditional Indian clothing and promises gender selection services, for "family balancing purposes."
Sex selection of embryos is illegal in Canada, except to prevent a gender-linked disorder or disease. But Dr. Albert Yuzpe, co-founder of the Genesis Fertility Centre in Vancouver, says the demand for such procedures persists in Canada.