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If you conceive a child via ivf, what traits can you currently select for?
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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Select Traits on IVF
With the current technology traits cannot be selected using ivf technology such as hair color or intelligence.
What can be screened for are the normal human chromosome complement including sex chromosomes. Who knows what the future will bring?

In brief: Select Traits on IVF
With the current technology traits cannot be selected using ivf technology such as hair color or intelligence.
What can be screened for are the normal human chromosome complement including sex chromosomes. Who knows what the future will bring?
Dr. Andrew Silverman
Dr. Andrew Silverman
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Most single gene ...
Ivf can be combined with preimplantation genetic diagnosis (pgd) where we test one/ more cells from each developing embryo for: most single gene disorders (diseases caused by 1 gene) such as cystic fibrosis, huntington's, polycystic kidney disease, chromosome rearrangements like translocations, or testing embryos for genetic 'normality' (comprehensive chromosome screening).
Not 4 blue eyes, height.

In brief: Most single gene ...
Ivf can be combined with preimplantation genetic diagnosis (pgd) where we test one/ more cells from each developing embryo for: most single gene disorders (diseases caused by 1 gene) such as cystic fibrosis, huntington's, polycystic kidney disease, chromosome rearrangements like translocations, or testing embryos for genetic 'normality' (comprehensive chromosome screening).
Not 4 blue eyes, height.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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