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Ethical Implications of Single Embryo Transfer

Single embryo transfer, like all fertility treatments, carries with it a number of ethical implications. Even if you disagree with all of the ethical implications, you should be aware of their existence so that you can prepare yourself for encountering people who share these views of your pregnancy. Continue Reading

Ethical Implications of Single Embryo Transfer

Single embryo transfer, like all fertility treatments, carries with it a number of ethical implications. Even if you disagree with all of the ethical implications, you should be aware of their existence so that you can prepare yourself for encountering people who share these views of your pregnancy. Continue Reading

FDA Approval Status for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is a procedure whereby the genetic makeup of an embryo is tested for abnormalities or other diseases. If a genetic disorder is found that is known or suspected to lead to an individual having a handicapped, the donors of the egg and sperm of the embryo will be able ... Continue Reading

FDA Approval Status for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is a procedure whereby the genetic makeup of an embryo is tested for abnormalities or other diseases. If a genetic disorder is found that is known or suspected to lead to an individual having a handicapped, the donors of the egg and sperm of the embryo will be able ... Continue Reading

History of Embryo Grading

Embryo grading is the process used to determine the health of a given embryo so that potential mothers will have a better chance of carrying the embryo to full term and delivering a healthy baby. Most often this procedure takes place with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), and the grade or quality of the Continue Reading

History of Embryo Grading

Embryo grading is the process used to determine the health of a given embryo so that potential mothers will have a better chance of carrying the embryo to full term and delivering a healthy baby. Most often this procedure takes place with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), and the grade or quality of the Continue Reading

History of Assisted Hatching

Assisted hatching is a technique used to improve the implantation of an embryo. Upon the discovery of this technique, couples who experience difficulty conceiving a child have used this as an option to increase the probability of the implantation of the embryo into the uterus. The success rate of th ... Continue Reading

History of Assisted Hatching

Assisted hatching is a technique used to improve the implantation of an embryo. Upon the discovery of this technique, couples who experience difficulty conceiving a child have used this as an option to increase the probability of the implantation of the embryo into the uterus. The success rate of th ... Continue Reading

History of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

The history of preimplantation genetic diagnosis is a short, but influential one. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis allows doctors to screen embryos that may or may not have a genetic disorder. Its purpose is to ensure a healthy embryo is selected before implantation, and its risk of genetic disorde ... Continue Reading

History of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

The history of preimplantation genetic diagnosis is a short, but influential one. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis allows doctors to screen embryos that may or may not have a genetic disorder. Its purpose is to ensure a healthy embryo is selected before implantation, and its risk of genetic disorde ... Continue Reading

How Embryo Freezing Works

During In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), numerous embryos are produced, which then are sent for embryo freezing. IVF is a popular treatment for infertility that often is undertaken when all other procedures for assisted reproduction have failed. In this treatment, the egg is fertilized by the sperm outs ... Continue Reading

How Embryo Freezing Works

During In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), numerous embryos are produced, which then are sent for embryo freezing. IVF is a popular treatment for infertility that often is undertaken when all other procedures for assisted reproduction have failed. In this treatment, the egg is fertilized by the sperm outs ... Continue Reading

How is Assisted Hatching Performed?

Assisted hatching is a small medical procedure carried out during In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to increase success rate of IVF. Couples with poor or problematic reproductive capabilities resort to IVF to conceive. Assisted hatching is usually carried out when the female partner is in the age group o ... Continue Reading

How is Assisted Hatching Performed?

Assisted hatching is a small medical procedure carried out during In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to increase success rate of IVF. Couples with poor or problematic reproductive capabilities resort to IVF to conceive. Assisted hatching is usually carried out when the female partner is in the age group o ... Continue Reading

How is a Diagnosis Made with Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis?

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), the genetic testing for chromosome abnormalities, is becoming increasingly popular and is used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF is the process of mixing egg cells with sperm to be fertilized outside of the womb. The performance of this ty ... Continue Reading

How is a Diagnosis Made with Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis?

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), the genetic testing for chromosome abnormalities, is becoming increasingly popular and is used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF is the process of mixing egg cells with sperm to be fertilized outside of the womb. The performance of this ty ... Continue Reading

How Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Is Performed

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) involves the testing of embryos for genetic abnormalities, usually in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF), which is the process of mixing egg cells with sperm in a dish. With IVF, once the eggs are fertilized, they are placed into the woman’s uteru ... Continue Reading

How Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Is Performed

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) involves the testing of embryos for genetic abnormalities, usually in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF), which is the process of mixing egg cells with sperm in a dish. With IVF, once the eggs are fertilized, they are placed into the woman’s uteru ... Continue Reading

How is Embryo Grading Performed?

Embryo grading becomes necessary when multiple embryos are produced during In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Most IVF programs?are preceeded by?superovulation. It ensures that several embryos are available for implantation. Since most countries have a restriction on the number of embryos that can be tra ... Continue Reading

How is Embryo Grading Performed?

Embryo grading becomes necessary when multiple embryos are produced during In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Most IVF programs?are preceeded by?superovulation. It ensures that several embryos are available for implantation. Since most countries have a restriction on the number of embryos that can be tra ... Continue Reading