Investigators confiscated computers from the couple's homes and Nelson's office.
Detectives said they found child pornography images and chat files between Bailey and Nelson discussing having sex with her baby over webcam, local reports noted at the time.
BR: When I first started researching this topic, I was a little in the thrall of all this amazing genetic technology.
It was nerve-wracking to hear all the things that could possibly be wrong. I hadn’t given much thought to those pre-partum days until I picked up Bonnie Rochman’s that explores the biology and bioethics of genetic testing.It’s a smart and compassionate read–not just for those of you who are considering parenthood but anyone with any interest in the future of medical testing and its impact on our health decisions.For example, scientists are working on using CRISPR technology to repair muscle damage in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.If they’re able to crack the code, it doesn’t take too much imagination to predict a future where parents may try to apply that breakthrough to embryos or infants to build a better, stronger baby.For example, tiny deletions or duplications of DNA may indicate a serious problem or they may be of little or no significance.
Our understanding of what these changes mean lags far behind our ability to deploy these genetic technologies. RHE: Did your research confirm your hunches, or did your research surprise you in any way?
Parents overwhelmingly said yes, anticipating that their kids would get a clean bill of health.
Yet these diseases are so common that, on average, each kid would have nine variants, or gene changes, indicating increased risk for these conditions. It made me realize that the saying “no one is perfect” rings true not only from a psychological perspective but within a biological frame of reference too RHE: The buzz word these days among geneticists is “CRISPR”.
RHE: What should parents want to know or what should they ask?
BR: Parents should ask for clarity about what sort of information they can expect to learn from any genetic testing they choose before, during or after pregnancy.
The divorced mother faces charges of sexual battery on a person under the age of twelve, lewd and lascivious molestation, lewd and lascivious exhibition, possession of child pornography and use of child in sexual performance.