Should we consider preconception genetic screening?
Planning to have a baby requires a great deal of planning. Often, women trying to conceive focus on prenatal vitamins and healthy eating. As the medical director of our Kansas fertility center, Dan Gehlbach MD encourages you to consider the benefits of preconception genetic screening.
What is preconception genetic screening?…
Midwest Reproductive Center Helps You Know for Sure with Genetic Screening
As you try to get pregnant, you may wonder: What will I pass on to my child? Traits like blue eyes, dimples or widow’s peaks are inheritable; so are cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia and Tay Sachs disease. Screening for inheritable disease is affordable,
Of all the fertility testing available today, only one benefits every single couple that plans to get pregnant: preconception testing. Not a fertility patient? You still might want to consider preconception testing.
Dr. Dan Gehlbach with Midwest Reproductive Center works with a third-party genetic testing laboratory to screen for inheritable genetic disease. It is not a requirement prior to pursuing fertility treatment with his office,