This week in the Wall Street Journal (August 17, 2015 Issue), there was an article about the growing popularity of family balancing. At FCNE, we have been performing this for over 5 years. With family balancing, a woman or couple need to have at least one child and desire a child of the opposite gender. […]
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 done? The Western Australian reported, “There are no genetic tests for autism, so instead of looking for a gene mutation, the screening identifies the embryo’s […]
Is Gender Selection 100% Accurate?
Today it is possible to choose the sex of a baby but is gender selection 100% accurate? By utilizing techniques which involve IVF it is 99.9%. All other methods to sway the gender have not been found to be helpful. At FCNE, we have been offering this service for a few years with very high […]
Gender Selection for Family Balancing
The desire for family balancing goes back at least as far as the ancient Egyptians. Various methods have been proposed and discarded over the ensuing millennia. Sperm cell sorting techniques are advertised as a low cost method of sex selection but unfortunately, sex of choice still often remains elusive. Not until the recent advances in […]