The benefits of breastfeeding are many, including the bonding time between you and that sweet little baby. But as you start to calculate and schedule the number of daily feedings and the timing of each, you may start to feel as if you can never be more than a boob-length away from your baby. If at some point you plan to return to working outside the home, or maybe envision a date night or even help with a middle-of-the-night-the-baby-is-hungry-it’s-your-turn feeding, purchasing a breast pump may be an item to consider.
An experimental form of genome editing called clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats or CRISPR/Cas9 could offer a faster and cheaper method of treating people with hemophilia, compared to the current DNA-editing method. Because hemophilia is due to DNA mutations, the genome editing could be used to efficiently slice at the DNA, removing or adding DNA to correct the mutation.