Where was the world's first "test tube baby" born, on July 25, 1978?

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Paris, France
  • Rome, Italy
  • Oldham, England correct

    Louise Joy Brown was born by caesarean section just before midnight July 25, 1978. Her birth at the Royal Oldham Hospital in England made worldwide headlines. Dr. Robert Edwards and Dr. Patrick Steptoe began in 1968 to research fertility methods that would lead to IVF. Today Louise leads a normal life as wife and mother. She has two children of her own. Her younger sister became the first person conceived through IVF to give birth to her own naturally conceived child. Source: Biography.com

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