KIEV: A 34-year-old woman tried to have a baby for 15 years before she turned to a pioneering doctor in Ukraine and a groundbreaking but ethically disputed “three-parent” procedure.
She became the mother of a healthy baby boy in January at a private clinic in Kiev using a process called pronuclear transfer that inserts the couple’s genes into a donor’s egg.
The procedure had been previously used to treat serious genetic diseases.
But doctor Valeriy Zukin become the first to use it to help two separate infertile couples have children in this way.
“There are patients whom we cannot help to have their own …read more
Source: The News International