‘Three-person’ baby boy born in Greece

BBC News reports: “Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain say they have produced a baby from three people in order to overcome a woman’s infertility.

The baby boy was born weighing 2.9kg (6lbs) on Tuesday. The mother and child are said to be in good health.

The doctors say they are ‘making medical history’ which could help infertile couples around the world.

But some experts in the UK say the procedure raises ethical questions and should not have taken place.

The experimental form of IVF uses an egg from the mother, sperm from the father, and another egg from a donor woman.

It was developed to help families affected by deadly mitochondrial diseases which are passed down from mother to baby…”

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