Support & Considerations
Does PGT Increase the Risk for Birth Defects and Adverse Outcomes?
Couples who choose to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) with preimplantation genetic testing (PGT, also known as preimplantation genetic diagnosis or PGD) are motivated by the desire to prevent the transmission of a genetic disease to their pregnancy. For many of...
Know Your Options: Telehealth Companies Help Parents Understand Their Genetic History
For prospective parents at risk of passing a genetic condition on to future children, there are many advantages of telemedicine and telegenetic counseling.
“Access to Genetic Counselor Services Act of 2018” — Breaking Down Barriers to Access
Genetic counseling and genetic counselor services empower clients, decrease test ordering errors, increase efficiency and decrease costs.
Side Effects of Fertility Drugs Used During IVF
Knowing what risks are associated with fertility drugs and the side effects of IVF medication can help you make an informed decision.
Why Have I Never Heard of PGT?
What is PGT? It is one of many family planning options. Though growing in prominence, experts say it may often be left out of crucial discussions. But why?
Genetic Carrier Screening: Answers to Your Essential Questions
Genetic carrier screening tells you if you have an increased risk of passing on an inherited disease. Learn more about the process and what comes next.
Preparing To Meet With a Genetic Counselor
Wondering what to expect at genetic counseling? Learn how to prepare for your appointment with a genetic counselor and what to bring with you.
Genetic Counseling and You
Genetic testing and counseling is becoming more common. Genetic counselors are patient advocates who provide customized medical information about genetics.
Discussing PGT With Your Partner
Genetic counselors can help you talk to your partner about PGT (formerly known as PGD) and the risks associated with genetic diseases.