State attorney general investigates Baby Gender Mentor retailer for consumer fraud
The Illinois state attorney general has opened an investigation into
sales of the Baby Gender Mentor prenatal DNA gender test by
Our office will be trying to gather information
about the role of the company in the sale of the product and also
whether or not there have been any consumer fraud laws broken.
Illinois attorney general spokesperson on NPR
One Florida couple were told by Acu-Gen to expect a boy, but learned
by amniocentesis that their baby is a girl. The father-to-be was upset
when the result was explained as a "vanishing twin" -- even though a
previous ultrasound had ruled out twins -- and said it was like being
told "you had a baby conceived and it died... I thought that that was
very distressing for them to present it in that way".
NPR reporter Nell Boyce also reveals that complaints about the test have been filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).