Couple are the first to get designer baby that’s breast cancer free

The first British baby designed to be free of breast cancer is due to be born next week.

The child’s parents opted for genetic screening tests in the hope of freeing their children from the disease which has blighted the lives of their relatives for generations.

Without screening, any girl they had would have been likely to develop a fast spreading, hard-to-treat form of breast cancer.

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Written by Joycellyn Akuffo

Founder and editor of www.motherswhowork.co.uk, a mother of two wonderful children, wife, entrepreneur (check out www.geekschool.co.uk) and journalist.

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