How PGT-M Can Help You Avoid Passing Down a Genetic Disorder

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In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a popular topic these days, especially given the number of celebrities who have used this method of assisted reproduction. IVF, as you might already know, helps some couples struggling with...

Fertility, Funny and Future Families

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Can fertility be both fun and educational? On June 18th, pregnantish hosted an evening of “Comedy & Real Talk About Fertility”, where CooperGenomics was on the panel, and we accomplished just that! The event was...

Finding a Fertility Doctor that’s a Perfect Match

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Imagine your soulmate. Your perfect person. Perhaps they’re tall and fit with brown eyes… or perhaps they’re 5’3’’ and wearing scrubs. Oh, did I say ‘soulmate’? I meant your other soulmate… your fertility doctor! On...

How Endometrial Receptivity Impacts Your Pregnancy Odds

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Our genes regulate everything about us. From mundane traits like height and hair color, to more interesting characteristics like whether you prefer sweet or salty foods—gene expression, or the way in which our DNA provides...

What Patients Need to Know About the New Names for PGS and PGD

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40 years ago, the field of reproductive medicine saw its first successful birth from in vitro fertilization (IVF) and since then, technological advancements have led to the births of over 8 million more IVF babies....

I only have one embryo. Should I still consider PGS?

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For some women going through IVF, the choice of having PGS performed on their embryos is a no-brainer. If they’ve got a few embryos, they might test them all to help pick the one with...

Our 6 Favorite Fertility & Genetics Summer Reads

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There are still a few weeks of summer left, so there is plenty of time left to grab a good book and head to the beach or pool to get your read on. If you,...

A Game of Telephone: Common Misconceptions About PGS

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As a child, one of my favorite games to play was telephone. If you’ve played before, you’ll know that the basis of the game is to line up and listen to what the person on...