What to Expect During Your Genetic Counseling Session

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We have the opportunity to speak to a lot of patients seeking IVF and preimplantation genetic testing, or PGT, here at CooperGenomics. Individuals and couples seek out PGT for several reasons, from difficulties conceiving spontaneously,...

Mosaicism: What We Know, What We Don’t Know

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Embryonic chromosomal mosaicism has been one of the hottest topics in the ART community for the past few years. Opinions about mosaicism are many and varied. As CooperGenomics’ clinical science liaison, clinicians frequently ask me...

How to Find a PGT-A Test That Fits Your Needs

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In this day and age, it goes without saying that the field of genetics (especially within the fertility world) is constantly changing. In the early years of preimplantation genetic testing (PGT), patients could decide whether...

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...

May Gene Therapy: Making Decisions About Mosaic Embryos

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Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is a genetic test designed to improve in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates by providing information about embryos' chromosomal health. Embryos with the correct number of chromosomes (called euploid) have a...

A Day in the Life of a Genetic Counselor

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What is a typical day like for a genetic counselor? It’s a question that I’m asked frequently when people find out what I do for a living (second only to - What’s a genetic counselor?)...

CooperGenomics Supports Advocating for Infertility

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Infertility impacts 1 in 8 couples*, yet many in the “fertile world” don’t understand the pain of infertility. It strains your marriage, your finances, your relationships, and your sense of self-worth. It’s particularly difficult when...