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This is the first baby to be born using a particular “3-parent-baby” technique to treat infertility.
The girl was born on 5 January in a fertility clinic in Kiev, Ukraine. “With the help of this method, a 34-year-old woman who had suffered from infertility for more than 15 years gave birth to a healthy baby that’s genetically her own,” said a statement from the Nadiya clinic
Thousands of British couples who are struggling to have children could benefit from a new “three-parent” IVF technique that has enabled a previously infertile woman to give birth. Doctors announced yesterday that a healthy boy had been delivered after the world’s first operation of its kind, but some scientists warned that the treatment could be unsafe and could give women false hope.Read more
Doctors in Kiev used a method called pronuclear transfer in what is a world first. It is, however, not the first child born with DNA from three parents. The baby girl, born on 5 January, is thought to be the world's second "modern three-parent baby" - another child was created using a slightly different method in Mexico last year.Read more