Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) in Trumbull, Connecticut (CT)

Every week couples in America are looking into gender selection. Whether they want to select the sex of the baby because they've had all girls or all boys on their own, or just wanting the freedom of choice, preimplantation genetic diagnosis or PGD, is becoming more and more popular among couples.

PGD or pre-implantation genetic diagnosing is achieved by utilizing IVF. The womanÃÆ'ƒÆ’ÃÆ'†â€™ÃÆ'ƒâ€ ÃÆ'¢â‚¬â„¢ÃÆ'ƒÆ’ÃÆ'¢â‚¬Å¡ÃÆ'ƒâ€šÃÆ'‚¢ÃÆ'ƒÆ’ÃÆ'†â€™ÃÆ'ƒâ€šÃÆ'‚¢ÃÆ'ƒÆ’ÃÆ'‚¢ÃÆ'ƒÂ¢ÃÆ'¢â‚¬Å¡ÃÆ'‚¬ÃÆ'ƒâ€¦ÃÆ'‚¡ÃÆ'ƒÆ’ÃÆ'¢â‚¬Å¡ÃÆ'ƒâ€šÃÆ'‚¬ÃÆ'ƒÆ’ÃÆ'†â€™ÃÆ'ƒâ€šÃÆ'‚¢ÃÆ'ƒÆ’ÃÆ'‚¢ÃÆ'ƒÂ¢ÃÆ'¢â‚¬Å¡ÃÆ'‚¬ÃÆ'ƒâ€¦ÃÆ'‚¾ÃÆ'ƒÆ’ÃÆ'¢â‚¬Å¡ÃÆ'ƒâ€šÃÆ'‚¢s eggs are taken and injected with sperm to form the embryo. Once the embryo has formed, DNA sampling can determine the sex and then depending on your choice, male or female embryos can be placed back in the uterus.

Pre-implantation genetic diagnosing can be costly, usually running around $20,000. The flip side is that this procedure has almost a 100% success rate.

About Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut

RMACT is one of eleven leading In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) centers nationwide chosen by In Vitro Sciences to participate the Centers of Excellence program. Selection into this exclusive group is based on key measures of success that evaluate a center's experience level or volume, overall live birth rate and low triplets-or-higher birth rate. The Center of Excellence distinction indicates that RMACT meets the highest national standards for clinical fertility and laboratory services. All fertility doctors at our fertility centers are board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and  Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Partnering with In Vitro Sciences places RMACT in the top 25 percent of fertility centers in the country and gives our patients access to the highest level of treatment available, improving their chances of building a family. As an In Vitro Sciences Center of Excellence, RMACT is a member of and reports its success rates to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), under the auspices of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). RMACT's IVF laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and meets standards established by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA).

The In Vitro Sciences Centers of Excellence program ealso nables RMACT to provide patients who lack adequate infertility coverage access to special financing for advanced procedures. These procedures include Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) cycles using donor eggs or sperm. Eligible patients can choose to pay for one cycle at a time or, if undergoing IVF, a multiple cycle refund program called the IVF Financial Share Program.

RMACT is proud to be an In Vitro Sciences Center of Excellence serving Fairfield, New Haven and Litchfield Counties in Connecticut as well as Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties in New York. Please contact us for more information about how the In Vitro Sciences Center of Excellence program can mean to you on your path to fertility.

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