Please grab a seat, a baby trait catalog and we shall begin the process of building your perfect child. So will it be a boy or a girl? Will you go for brown hair or blonde? How about a redhead? Would you prefer a taller child? Intelligent and good with his hands?
Genetic modification is the elimination of a certain gene containing undesirable trait and adding another gene containing the desired trait. The process includes getting the desirable material from a donor and not from the parents. Parents now can get all the characteristics they desire in their babies. Genetic modification and manipulation has become a controversial topic since it has ethical and religious concerns. Although, there is an effect to changing the DNA.
Skip navigation. A designer baby is a baby genetically engineered in vitro for specially selected traits, which can vary from lowered disease-risk to gender selection. Before the advent of genetic engineering and in vitro fertilization IVF , designer babies were primarily a science fiction concept. However, the rapid advancement of technology before and after the turn of the twenty-first century makes designer babies an increasingly real possibility.
Transplanted DNA is what they should have named me instead of Wang. I find my existence to be not as real or as wanted as others who were conceived naturally with both loving parents and even the idea of other loving parents adopting their children. It just seems unfair that my parents would make decisions for me before.