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What is the benefit of the embryo culture and transferral at blastocyst stage?
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Embryo selection
Day 5 (blastocyst) culture and transfer allows the selection of the embryos most likely to implant and produce pregnancy.
Most women can transfer one less embryo on day 5, reducing the chances of multiple gestation (twins, triplets). Pacific fertility center in san francisco has an outstanding program in day 5 culture and transfer, and elective single embryo transfer, to reduce risk at ivf.

In brief: Embryo selection
Day 5 (blastocyst) culture and transfer allows the selection of the embryos most likely to implant and produce pregnancy.
Most women can transfer one less embryo on day 5, reducing the chances of multiple gestation (twins, triplets). Pacific fertility center in san francisco has an outstanding program in day 5 culture and transfer, and elective single embryo transfer, to reduce risk at ivf.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Better Embryo
Great question. The longer an embryo grows the healthier the embryo.
Often times genetically abnormal embryos stop growing after 3 or 4 days so a blastocyst has a higher chance of being genetically normal and thus resulting in a healthy pregnancy.

In brief: Better Embryo
Great question. The longer an embryo grows the healthier the embryo.
Often times genetically abnormal embryos stop growing after 3 or 4 days so a blastocyst has a higher chance of being genetically normal and thus resulting in a healthy pregnancy.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
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