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,...

Event Recap: Pregnantish Screening of ‘One More Shot’

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*This post may contain spoilers for the documentary discussed herein.* As an employee of a company that offers genetic testing services, I’m familiar with IVF and its accompanying medical procedures. I can also say that...

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...