Baby Bridget weighed in at a healthy 7lbs 9oz (3.4kg) at Cork University Maternity Hospital on June 27th when she was born to a  couple  at risk of having a baby with Cystic Fibrosis. Photograph: Google Street View

The birth of the first baby in the Republic following a technique to screen embryos for genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis prior to implantati(...)

The two parents are both carriers of the CF gene, and the risk of them having a child with CF was one in two without PGD, Dr Tim Dineen said. Photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

The first confirmed pregnancy in the State using a technique to screen embryos for genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis prior to implantation ha(...)