First “three-parent baby” in South America born in Argentina

A 31-year-old woman with infertility gave birth to a baby girl at the Otamendi Hospital in the City of Buenos Aires. How this innovative fertility method works.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A 31-year-old woman with infertility on Thursday, September 24, gave birth to a baby girl at the Otamendi Hospital in the City of Buenos Aires, through a fertility method commonly called "three-parent baby," as it requires the genetic material provided by the mother, the egg of a female donor and the sperm of the father.

The baby was born yesterday morning at 10:04 AM, weighing 3.255 kg, thus becoming the first birth in South America through this assisted reproduction technique, according to the gynecologist and obstetrician in charge of the delivery . . .

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