15 JULY 1995, Page 25

Sir: As you indicate, all babies are special, no one

like another. I have been in general practice for 40 years and am horrified by the changes in attitude of so many of my colleagues — I just can't understand it. Articles like yours do a great deal to help not only doctors, who are the executioners, but all parents to see the truth.

Dr L.J. Dolan

9 Nursery Road, Prestwich, Manchester