The Role of Gender Selection: The Pros and Cons

Couples have for centuries sought to influence the gender of their offspring. More than seven centuries ago the ancient Chinese developed a birth calendar said to be able to predict gender on the basis of when conception occurred. Later, the Read more

Selective Banking of Genetically Tested Donor Eggs

As a woman ages beyond 30 years, the quality of her eggs starts to decline progressively and with it also her fertility potential. By age 40 she is about half as likely to conceive and by her mid forties she Read more

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Over the past three decades, I have met and consulted with tens of thousands of couples seeking treatment for diverse reproductive issues involving infertility and pregnancy loss. The universal thread that I have encountered is people’s hunger for information when … Read more

Unexplained IVF Failure

When confronted with “unexplained” IVF failures where morphologically good embryos were transferred, the question arises as to whether the problem is due to inherent egg/embryo “incompetence” (which usually equates with an irregular chromosomal configuration [aneuploidy]) or whether it is due Read more