Is it possible for genetic disorders to be passed on to children with IVF treatment?

While there have been several reports in the press in recent years about genetic disorders and IVF treatment, we felt that it was time that we put together an article that kept things in perspective. Although there is indeed an increased chance of some very rare genetic disorders such as Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome being passed on, […]

Understanding the Benefits of PGS and PGD for IVF Treatments

When you begin in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments, your fertility doctors may want to perform a variety of test to help detect any fertility issues and determine your current health. Two of the tests that your doctors may recommend include PGS and PGD. PGS and PGD are genetic tests that help uncover potential issues with […]

What Is Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) ?

Also known as PGD, a preimplantation genetic diagnosis makes it possible to choose your child’s gender before it is born or to check for any genetic conditions or disorders in embryos. This determination is made along with in vitro fertilization (IVF). How PGD and PGS Are Used Besides PGD, PGS is also used to guarantee […]