Can preimplantation genetic diagnosis ensure I will not pass on my genetic mutation?

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) . 2 answers . 5 years ago

I have the genetic mutation BRCA2. I really want to start a family but do not want to pass on my gene and make them go through what I have. My Mother, Grandmother, and aunt all died from this mutation. Can PGD ensure that I will not pass it on?

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5 years ago by Southern California Reproductive Center

Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, PGD can absolutely help you to have a pregnancy that is not affected by the mutation. If you would like to meet with one of our doctors I can help you with a consultation

5 years ago by Southern California Reproductive Center (View Profile)

Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, PGD can absolutely help you to have a pregnancy that is not affected by the mutation. If you would like to meet with one of our doctors I can help you with a consultation


5 years ago by Boston IVF

Hi, yes, PGD identifies if any embryos have this gene mutation. There also is a new test we offer which is even more accurate in detecting diseases, etc.

5 years ago by Boston IVF

Hi, yes, PGD identifies if any embryos have this gene mutation. There also is a new test we offer which is even more accurate in detecting diseases, etc.


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