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First cases of mitochondrial donation therapy in the UK and why the 'three-parent baby' headlines are misleading

Date:9 FEB 2018
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In February 2015, the UK became the first country to approve laws allowing for the creation of so called 'three-parent babies'. Despite the UK being first in line to approve the legislation, there has been a three year delay before doctors have now been granted permission by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to use the procedure on two women in the UK.

The first 'three-parent baby' born as a result of mitochondrial transfer was born in a Mexican fertility centre in 2016.

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