Building a baby: New science helps parents create life

Building a baby: New science helps parents create life

SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA (WSFX) - Parents having kids used to have only one option: One man, one woman, and nine months later, their baby joins the family.

But in 2018, moms and dads have a growing number of techniques to build a baby their way, thanks to scientific and medical advancements.

Cryogenics – freezing sperm, eggs, and embryos – is just one of the new-age ways medicine is helping military couples, cancer patients, and people with rare diseases have babies.

Plus, researchers are testing futuristic baby-making science, including three-parent babies, DNA editing, uterus transplants.

Grab your significant other and plan to watch a special report about building babies on Fox Wilmington News at 10 p.m. on Feb. 14.

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