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3 parent baby dilemma

In February, the Commons and Lords voted to make the UK the first place in the world where babies with ‘three parents’ can be created.

The Right To Life Charitable Trust / Ruth Woodcraft

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Some have said that this is a scaremonger-ing summary of a technique which is just akin to a battery change, as no nuclear DNA (that which makes a person a person), is going to be transferred during the process from the ‘third parent’ to the embryo. Indeed, it may just appear that the ‘church’, and others on the ethical bandwagon are again standing in the way of people’s fertility choices.