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Mother carrying ‘designer baby’

A woman who was given permission to have embryo screening treatment in a bid to save her son is carrying the UK’s first “designer baby”. Julie Fletcher and husband Joe, from Moira, County Down, won the go-ahead earlier this year to begin treatment.

Their two-year-old son Joshua has a potentially fatal blood disorder. Diamond Blackfan anaemia (DBA) can be treated by using stem cells from a sibling to stimulate his body to produce healthy red blood cells.

Read the original article at: BBC News

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