Because the heart muscle is controlled by the automatic (involuntary) nervous system, we often take our heartbeat for granted. The characteristic, steady rhythm that sounds like “lub, dub...lub, dub...lub,dub” is controlled by our body’s very own coordinated...
How can PGT and prenatal testing help prospective parents take charge of their future child’s health before and during pregnancy?
Using a gamete donor (egg donor or sperm donor) as an alternative to PGT.
After receiving SMA carrier screening results, many couples choose to use preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGT) to have a healthy baby.
Polygenic disorders, like diabetes, cannot currently be detected with PGT (formerly known as PGD). However, that’s changing. What is the future of PGT?
The benefits of expanded carrier screening include more thorough risk assessment for hundreds of genetic diseases, regardless of ethnicity.
PGT for Huntington disease helps prospective parents ensure they don’t pass the condition on to their children.
Learning that an adult-onset disorder like Huntington Disease runs in your family can be scary. PGT is a way to prevent passing on the related mutation.
When undergoing IVF, you can have the embryos screened to look for potential issues. Learn more about PGT-M vs. PGT-A and which one is right for you.