'Three-parent' baby born in Ukraine using new technique

Three-parent babiesA baby boy has been born in Ukraine to an infertile couple after the first ever use of a new technique using the DNA of three parents, the head of a Kiev fertility clinic said Wednesday. The boy was conceived using DNA from his mother and father but also from an egg donor in a technique called pronuclear transfer, said Valeriy Zukin, director of the Nadiya private fertility clinic in Kiev. "It is the first delivery (using) pronuclear transfer all over the world," Zukin told AFP.

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