Medicine: Test-Tube Baby: It's a Girl

All goes well in Britain's celebrated birth

Born: Louise Brown, 5 Ibs. 12 oz., 11:47 p.m., July 25.

When Gilbert John Brown left Oldham General Hospital early one evening last week, he had no idea it was to be a special night. He and his wife Lesley, due to give birth in about nine days to the world's first baby conceived outside the human body, had spent a-quiet day together reading the papers and watching television. But shortly thereafter, rumors began to circulate that the baby would arrive soon. Reporters and photographers thronged the...

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