Genetic Disease Prevention
Genetic disease prevention testing is an important part of in vitro fertilization (IVF) for some of our families. We understand that parents do not want to risk passing on a potentially preventable genetic disease to their children. We believe that genetic disease prevention testing is essential to families with a history for these diseases. The results will allow them to have the information they need to make an informed decision about the future of their family.
Genetic disease prevention testing is a reliable way to have important genetic information early in the IVF process. This ability to test embryos allows for a better determination of which embryos are the healthiest and most likely to implant. This, in turn, means that couples can feel confident transferring only one or two embryos, limiting the risk of multiples. For couples that have suffered recurrent miscarriages, the test can identify embryos that are more likely to thrive. Others who know they have a family history of a genetic disease can identify which embryos have that specific gene presence.
HRC Fertility believes that it is important that you talk with your physician about genetic disease prevention.
Reprogene is one of our genetic lab partners with a highly successful track record in the field of genetic testing. Located here in Southern California, Reprogene’s team of medical scientists and embryologists use the most groundbreaking technology and advanced equipment, which allows them to get accurate and reliable results in a third of the time of other facilities.
Natera is a pioneer in medical diagnostics that is quick to integrate the latest technology available into their prenatal testing and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) sciences. They combine findings from the human genome project and their own proprietary algorithms to generate accurate results for genetic testing for our patients. We partner with them because they share our passion of excellence and mission to help families achieve conception and have healthy babies.