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3 parent IVF is working it’s way through the legal process

Steps are continuing to be made to allow 3 parent IVF as a way of helping mothers with mitochondrial disorders have biological children according to this news in the metro today. See my previous article from when this was front page news here.



On the brink of 3 parent IVF

the metro front page 4/6/2014
the METRO front page 4/6/2014

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority have confirmed that mitochondrial transfer procedures are ‘potentially useful for a specified and defined group of patients’. In addition they have said that the techniques are not unsafe but there are some critical experiments still to take place before the method hits the clinics.

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