Your fertility specialist will be able to provide a recommendation on your individual case. Not everyone who undergoes IVF uses preimplantation genetic testing, but it can be immensely important for those who wish to prevent having a genetic condition passed on to the next generation.
Let us take the reference of Thalassemia. Thalassemia is caused by mutations in the DNA of cells that make haemoglobin — the substance in your red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout your body. The mutations associated with thalassemia are passed from parents to children.
The doctors at First Step IVF are experienced in PGS and PGD services and perform these screenings when they are in the best interest ofthe patient.
It's always recommended to take a second opinion with the experts.