Choosing Your Baby's Sex with Gender Selection Treatment

Gender Selection Sex and Advanced Fertility Treatment

In our society of increased technology, dreams like advanced fertility treatment our now a reality with innovations like gender selection sex.

Many people are completely unaware of what gender selection sex actually is. The concept of advanced fertility treatment allowing couples to actually choose what sex their child will be is a foreign one. Doctors can test a baby’s gender in two ways, genetic testing or sperm sorting before actual conception. Genetic testing can be used as a gender selection sex technique but only where there are clear medical grounds to do so. Advanced fertility treatment like sperm sorting cannot however.

With the help of advanced fertility treatment like gender selection sex, we know have multiple methods for parents to successfully decide the sex of their child. Being able to determine your child’s sex requires effective and medically sound services practiced by official fertility clinics which specialize in gender selection sex and other advanced fertility treatment methods.

Based out of Los Angeles and led by Dr. Michael Vermesh, The Center for Fertility and Gynecology is the leading provider of gender selection sex and advanced fertility treatment throughout the California area.

Dr. Vermesh and his team of specialized fertility doctors and staff have been helping couples with all of their fertility needs through the use of state-of-the-art and advanced fertility treatment. The Center for Fertility and Gynecology’s genetic screening utilizes current technology in efforts for successful gender selection sex. By incorporating knowledge of genetics, chromosomes and mutations Dr. Vermesh provides all of his clients with the very best gender selection sex therapy offered today.

When visiting, visitors can take advantage of some of the most detailed online information about advanced fertility treatment. Dr. Vermesh and his staff urges all individuals who are considering taking part in treatment like gender selection sex to visit to learn more about the specific practices and procedures that are undergone. Despite showcasing the specific treatment methods, take time to also visit our client testimonial section. First-hand accounts from patients who have successfully undergone advanced fertility treatment like gender selection sex are there for all visitors to read.

So visit today and learn how the very best provider of advanced fertility treatment can help with your gender selection sex needs and requirements.

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Choosing Your Baby's Sex

PGT-M (PGD) involves screening the embryos created during an IVF cycle BEFORE they are returned to the uterus. A single cell is removed from the embryo and the genetic material is examined to screen for abnormalities. Particularly useful for couples with a known history of genetic disease, this early screening of embryos allows only embryos without known genetic defects to be returned to the uterus. Some of the diseases which may be screened out with this procedure include Downs Syndrome (Trisomy 21), Cri du Chat (Trisomy 18), Tay Sachs disease, Huntington's disease and cystic fibrosis as well as many X-linked diseases. PGT-M (PGD) may also be used to look for chromosomal aberrations as an explanation for repeated miscarriage and/or failed previous IVF cycles.

After three days in culture the embryos typically reach the 8-cell stage. One to two cells are removed from each embryo on day 3 and analyzed by one of the techniques described below:

(A) Testing for the genetic mutation is performed only on cell(s) removed from each embryo. The cells are tested by a very powerful technique called fluorescent polymerase chain reaction (F-PCR) that has the capacity to make millions of copies of the piece of DNA of interest so that a reliable diagnosis can be made on each embryo. The product from the F-PCR reaction is then tested for the presence or absence of the known parental mutation(s) using a range of genetic techniques. Currently this testing is performed at the laboratory of Dr. Mark Hughes at Genesis Genetics Institute.

(B) For examining chromosomal defects the cells are analyzed using a technique call fluorescence in-situ hybridization or FISH. This technique uses probes, small pieces of DNA that match the chromosomes of interest to study the cell’s chromosomal make-up. Each probe is labeled with a different fluorescent dye. These fluorescent probes are applied to the cell and attached to the chromosomes. Under a fluorescent microscope, the geneticist counts the chromosomes, and, for translocation cases, can distinguish normal cells from cells with an unbalanced translocation.

Some doctors analyze an embryo’s DNA so parents can choose to have a male or female placed in the womb. Last year, a survey found that 1 of every 11 Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis treatments was for sex-selection alone. The study by Johns Hopkins University also found that 42 percent of clinics offering PGT-M (PGD) offer it for sex selection.


The Center for Fertility and Gynecology

The Center for Fertility and Gynecology provides cutting-edge medical care in a patient-oriented and supportive setting. Drs. Michael Vermesh and Tannaz Toloubeydokhti offer all couples the best possible evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of male and female infertility. Our experienced physicians are affiliated with:

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparascopists
  • ACOG: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Medical Association
  • ASRM: American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
  • Resolve: The National Infertility Association
  • SREI: Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • The Seed Fertility Program

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