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...

How Mosaicism is Rewriting the Classic PGS Tale

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I love fractured fairy tales. I assure you, it’s a thing. Think Wicked by Gregory Macguire (though my personal favorites are the Insanity Series by Cameron Jace and The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer)....

PGS 102 – What to Expect on Your PGS Report Card

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From what I’ve gathered, infertility treatment is a lot like high school: it’s highly hormonal, everyone’s in your business, and there’s nothing but test after test after test. I’d term it “Infertility High”, as goodness...

Matchmaker, Make Me a (Genetic) Match!

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Well, now that I’ve got that song stuck in your head for the rest of the day, you might be thinking you know where I’m going with this. A blog post from a genetic counselor...