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Look within yourself: Only you can judge whether if egg donation is morally wrong. Majority of infertility patients are not rich. There are people like your neighbors who have to save and may actually second mortgage there homes to pay for their treatments. The egg donors are amazing young women who are giving a precious gift. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Zift: Not exactly sure. See: http://harvardmagazine.com/1997/11/f.science.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
40yrs.Old, pcos, 1st IVF cycle w/genetic testing. Four day 5 embryos - all chromosomally abnormal. Worth another try? 39 eggs were retrieved, 19 fert.
Talk to the prenatal: Genetic counselor at the fertility clinic. Age-related odds are greater than 50% that each of your embryos has aneuploidy, an abnormal number of chromosomes, many of which either won't implant or wion't be carried to term. Age-related risk of having a child with autistic spectrum disorder is also high. Discuss options with your tac doctor to make an informed decision. It's a personal choice. ...Read more
Not always: They would be no more likely to look alike than any other siblings. ...Read more
Adoption: This is a value judgement, of course, adoption is a wonderufl thing. A baby who is already born and needing parents finds loving parents to live with. While time consuming and at tmes expensive, adoption is not complicated. Having a ovum donor baby is complicated and usually expensive, and carries the inherent risk of failure (much greater than adoption). When it works, it's wonderful too! ...Read more
My partner (female) has ais syndrome (46xy) chromosomes, dr has confirmed presence of uterus but no eggs.Can she stillgive birth through egg donor ivf?
Talk to fertility dr: Too complicated to answer without additional test. It will be unlikely if his 46xy. ...Read more
Yes: While the diagnosis may be suspected, it can only be confirmed by close examination of the placentas or genetic testing before/after delivery. Usually with early ultrasounds, we can be pretty sure about identical or monozygotic twins. It means that during very early embryo development, one embryo split into two. ...Read more
Likely not much: The existing evidence does not support any strong connection between heterozygotes for either the c or a mutations of mthfr and poor pregnancy outcomes. Homozygotes may well be at greater risk. Depending on clinical history, different levels or surveillance and possible intervention can be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Frozen sperm. Fresh eggs. Both proven donors. Nulligravid 42 yo woman. Odds of conception after et with 3?
Very good: The odds are excellent as long as all other aspects of your workup have been negative. Pregnancy rate with 2 embryos can give a 70% chance. Replacing 3 embryos in this situation would not be suggested as long as the egg donor was 21-28. Most donors are not accepted over 30. The risk of triplets is quite high and would cause significant obstetrical issues such as prematurity, decreased fetal size.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can my husbands thrombophilia be the cause of my early miscarriage?test result FGB heterozygote, PAI-1 heterozygote, ITGA2-alpha2 integrin homozygote.
Unknown: I am not aware of any data to answer your question. Women with thrombophila usually have normal pregnancies. ...Read more
Ihave14,21 balanced translocation, did egg retrieval ystrday in IVF pgd process.16eggs got fertilized.Is it good number for pgd to find normal embryos?
Conception: Most likely your hormones are not at the level. Required for implantation in the uterine wall. ...Read more
The careless: There is a risk of STD's in all of these categories. The basic advice is to assess risk, establish honesty and trust, and use protective measures at all times. You will not make a lifestyle choice based on the risk of STD's anyway so what would this information tell you? ...Read more