If I use ART and I’m over 35, are there still development risks for my baby?

Pregnancy-IVFThe risk of having a child with a birth defect increases with a women’s age and this risk is present whether a couple conceives spontaneously without treatment or through ART. However, utilizing IVF with preimplantation genetic diagnosis allows us to screen embryos to identify single gene abnormalities and chromosomal abnormalities which may lead to healthier pregnancies and healthier babies.


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Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey Springfield, NJ

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