Healthwatch: Three Parent In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

February 4, 2015 9:08 PM

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Britain has become the first country in the world to approve a controversial treatment known as “Three Parent” IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). It allows couples to make babies with DNA from three different people.

After a 90 minute debate, British lawmakers said yes to creating babies using DNA from three people. The IVF technique is aimed at preventing infants from being born with certain genetic diseases, including incurable illnesses, such as the one 4 year old Poppy inherited.

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