Tip #47: Genetic Screening Of Embryos


Did you know that we now have the technology to prevent serious diseases that are inherited such as Cystic Fibrosis, Tay Sach’s disease and Huntington’s disease?

If you and your partner are carriers of a disease, you can still have a healthy child together by undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) with preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Even couples who do not have a fertility problem are taking advantage of this technique to ensure that they will have a disease-free child.