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How can I decide the sex of a child before conception?

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No sorting, just PGD

Dr azim's answer is correct in that we can test embryos from in vitro fertilization (ivf) for gender only, or for all 24 chromosomes which includes determining the gender. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (pgd) can be used for family balancing, in couples with boys who desire a girl or vice-versa.
The microsort sperm sorting is no longer available in the usa. See www.Microsort.Net for details.

In brief: No sorting, just PGD

Dr azim's answer is correct in that we can test embryos from in vitro fertilization (ivf) for gender only, or for all 24 chromosomes which includes determining the gender. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (pgd) can be used for family balancing, in couples with boys who desire a girl or vice-versa.
The microsort sperm sorting is no longer available in the usa. See www.Microsort.Net for details.
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Dr. Amr Azim
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Only one way is sure

Sperm sorting to separate x (female) from y (male) sperm, the desired sperm is then use to fertilize your eggs (ivf).
Resulting embryos are then biopsied and tested to make sure they carry male or female chromosomes. The desired embryos are transferred into the uterus. Although the pregnancy rate depends on your age and many other factors, if pregnancy ensues it will be the desired sex >99% of the.

In brief: Only one way is sure

Sperm sorting to separate x (female) from y (male) sperm, the desired sperm is then use to fertilize your eggs (ivf).
Resulting embryos are then biopsied and tested to make sure they carry male or female chromosomes. The desired embryos are transferred into the uterus. Although the pregnancy rate depends on your age and many other factors, if pregnancy ensues it will be the desired sex >99% of the.
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