Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News 18 October 2010 First born in IVF full gene study Two women have given birth to healthy babies from eggs screened for genetic defects before being implanted in the womb. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development Two women have given birth to healthy babies from eggs screened for genetic defects before being implanted in the womb, in a study of a new technique that could improve the success rate of in-vitro fertilisation. Proof of principle NEXT ON HEALTH24X A naughty, mean child might be hiding a psychological condition 2020-08-07 16:45 More: PregnancyNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical In-depth: The slow-motion race for a TB vaccine Medical Risk of severe Covid-19 high for obese people, regardless of other factors Medical Covid-19: Sudden hearing loss, while rare, occurs in some patients - and needs to be caught early Medical Unsure of what to watch? Opt for nature shows, scientists say News OPINION | The decisive role nutrition should play in building the economy News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Julian Sheldon Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.