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Genetic Testing
Why Genetic Testing?
At least one in 30 people are a carrier of a genetic disorder. Most carriers don’t have a family history of a genetic disease. Many patients ask us why genetic…
chromosome testing
Chromosome Testing
PGS, preimplantation genetic screening, can be used to be sure only embryos with normal chromosomes are transferred back into the uterus. It can also be used for family balancing. Many…
Announcing Our New IVF Program with Embryo Screening
Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce the most cost-effective embryo screening program available called IVF Select. “Our expanded collaboration with Good Start Genetics of Cambridge, MA allows us to pass along…
Chromosomes and IVF
What are Chromosomes?
How Do Chromosomes Affect My Chance of a Successful Pregnancy? The excitement of learning you’re pregnant is often met with anxiety of the unknown. Questions about your baby’s health and…
hereditary gynecologic cancers | PGD | Infertility
Hereditary Gynecologic Cancers
There are approximately one million people in the Untied States carrying genes for the most common hereditary gynecologic cancers: BRCA and Lynch syndrome. Early diagnosis of their carrier status and…
Autism and Embryo Selection
Embryo Selection to Select Against Autism
Health authorities in Western Australia have approved sex selection of embryos for families at a “high risk” of having an autistic child. Can embryo selection to select against autism be…
Universal Genetic Testing
Screening for fetal chromosomal anomalies like Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) during pregnancy has been a routine part of prenatal care for decades. Identifying pregnancies at risk for single gene autosomal…