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Brave New World is Here: Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis

Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is used to identify genetic defects in embryos created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) before implantation and pregnancy.

Carrier Screening - Is It Right for You?

Carrier screening is one of many tests that provides information to you and your doctor about your reproductive risks prior to or during pregnancy. With each pregnancy there is a small chance of having a baby with a severe genetic disorder. Carrier screening helps determine what this chance is for you.

Do You Need Genetic Counseling?

Genetic counseling helps you understand and use the results of genetic testing to make informed decisions. Find out if these tests are right for you.

Genetic Counseling: An Important Part of Your Care

A genetic evaluation can sometimes uncover the reason for infertility which can help identify if there are treatment options available. Discover other reasons why you should meet with a genetic counselor.

Genetic Screening for Birth Defects Fact Sheet

Genetic screening may help identify couples who have an increased risk of age-related or familial genetic disorders and birth defects. This fact sheet was published by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.