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- 1 videocassette (VHS) (50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
- Additional Authors
- Hunt, Teresa.Staunton, Imelda.
- Corporate Author
- British Broadcasting Corporation.
- Credits: Written & produced by Teresa Hunt ; narrator, Imelda Staunton ; editor, John Lynch.Summary: Dr. David Haig, an Australian biologist at Harvard, outlines his views on the relationship between mother and the growing foetus. His radical theory is that the two are locked in a savage battle for resources, their genes struggling to turn each other off and seize control of the battlefield, the placenta. If the foetus is victorious, the results can be serious illness for the mother.