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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

What is PGD ?

PGD stands for Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis to have a healthy baby with your genes.

How does PGD work ?

The procedure for PGD is likely to be as follows :

Step 1 : Couple undergoes normal in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment for extracting male and female partner’s reproductive gametes.

Step 2 :

Step 3 : The healthiest embryos are transferred back into the female parent’s uterus to grow into your baby.

Who requires PGS / PGD ?

  • First child born with genetic defects
  • Multiple IVF cycle failures
  • Repeated abortions / miscarriages
  • Increased maternal age of female partner
  • Unexplained infertility in either of the partners
  • Repeated embryo implantation failure
  • Single gene disorders
  • Disorders : Cystic fibrosis, B-thalassemia, sickle cell disease and spinal muscular atrophy type 1, Myotonic dystrophy, Huntington’s disease , Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A, Down syndrome, reciprocal translocations, Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) matching.

What’s unique about PGD service of IFC ?

We are the first and foremost IVF Center offering low-cost PGD service in India.

  • We do day 3 and day 5 Blastocyst
  • NGS Technology – Next Generation Sequencing with 100% accurate results
  • We have experienced team handling PGD in our IVF center
  • 100% Genetic detection rate

Does PGD affect pregnancy rates during IVF ?

For couples thinking of PGD during IVF treatment, PGD does not necessarily improve IVF success rates but is a good attempt to increase the chances of having a successful embryo implantation.