A British couple abandoned their newborn twin girls, conceived by in vitro fertilization, at a hospital — because they wanted boys.
The 59-year-old mother and 72-year-old father conceived in India with fertility treatment and returned to England for the birth.
They told horrified hospital workers they did not want the “wrong sex” babies immediately after the Caesarean section at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton, England.
The husband then asked how soon it would be before his wife could try IVF again in the hope of getting a boy to continue the family name.
Female babies are often abandoned in India for being the wrong sex.
The mother — one of Britain’s oldest— discharged herself against the advice of doctors who told her she should stay for more than a week after her operation.