--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > > In a message dated 8/11/06 12:29:04 A.M. Central Daylight Time, > [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: > > a message dated 8/10/06 6:00:00 P.M. Central Daylight Time, > > sparaig@ writes: > > > > Prediction: there will be more outrage over this than over the Chinese > > practice of throwing > > female infants out with the trash... > > > > > > > > > > I thought they just aborted them > > > > It's pretty high-tech to be able to tell the sex of an unborn. > > > > > Is there some reason Chinese wouldn't have that tech? India does. India has > the same problem of women getting ultra sound and aborting female fetuses, > but of course, it's a woman's right to choose. Women in those societies want > sons that will be able to take care of them in their old age.
???You think that women don't take care of their moms? < But I would > imagine in those cultures there probably some low tech ways of telling if a > fetus is male or female, astrology, holding a pendulum over the abdomen and > watching which way it swings, reading tea leaves or palms. > Sigh. Ultrasound is an expensive procedure for someone living in a 3rd world village and even in China, its not something that everyone could afford to do, I'm guessing. Even in the USA, you have to have big bucks (relatively speaking) or insurance or a charity insitutite in order to get proper unborn health care and not everyone has access to that. To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/