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UK Could Soon Allow 3-Parent IVF Babies

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June 28, 2013
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The United Kingdom may become the first country in the world to allow the birth of babies with three biological parents.


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Fertility Experts Urge One Embryo at a Time

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AP (Dec. 2, 2013) — New federal statistics show an epidemic of twins among IVF patients, and two babies come with added risk during pregnancy. Reproduction experts are now urging more women in fertility treatment to try it one embryo at a time. (Dec. 2)
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Brave New World of Genetic Testing

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France 24 (Jan. 6, 2014) — Genepeeks is a new company in the US offering a service to mothers to scan the genome of any potential sperm donors to pinpoint any anomalies that could cause dangerous or fatal diseases to a future child. Critics say it's the first step towards "designer babies" - being able to pick and choose what kind of baby you want. But supporters say it's simply a way of ensuring your child is healthy - surely a wish of any parent.
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How to Tell Children a Parent Is Seriously Ill

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