Meet the World’s First Baby Born Using a New ‘Three-Parent’ Method

The world’s first baby born using a new technique that incorporates DNA from three people is happy, healthy and making history.

The child, now a five-month-old boy, has the typical packages of DNA from his mom and dad, but he also has a tiny bit — 0.001 percent — of additional donor DNA acquired through a new in-vitro fertilization technique, called three-person IVF. He was born to Jordanian parents and treated by a US-based team in Mexico, New Scientist revealed in an exclusive report Tu

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