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What is Genetic Screening?

Last updated 5 years ago

In recent years, many potential parents are utilizing a process known as preimplantation genetic screening to distinguish embryos that are genetically prone to developing certain serious medical conditions. By screening the embryos produced through in vitro fertilization (IVF), prior to transfer, parents can identify embryos that have certain genetic abnormalities, such as; Down’s syndrome, hereditary breast cancer, and other conditions. In this video, you can learn more about this process and how it is used.

Fertility Centers of Illinois was one of the first IVF centers in the United States to offer a more advanced method of embryo screening that is far more accurate than past methods. You can learn more about genetic screening by contacting our team at (877) 499-8730.

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