Definition of designer baby in English:

designer baby

Syllabification: de·sign·er ba·by

noun

  • A baby whose genetic makeup has been selected in order to eradicate a particular defect, or to ensure that a particular gene is present.
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    • To clarify the definition of a designer baby, the meaning itself is for a newborn to genetically have ‘traits’ that make it desirable for the parents.
    • But, what about this, if a woman can go abroad to have a designer baby even if it's for a good reason, then is it ok for a woman to go abroad and choose to have a baby with blonde hair and blue eyes?
    • A mother is still waiting anxiously for news which could set her on the route to having a designer baby to save her son.

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