Regular medical care during pregnancy is essential in order to study the presence of fetal alterations. Ultrasound scans and analyses of certain proteins in the mother are the most common ways of doing so.
Tag: Down syndrome
Early care is provided to families that have a children with a disorder or syndrome. Families can face the situation thanks to the advise these service provides.
Julio Martín, Director in the PGD laboratory of the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI), provides us with an opportunity to know about the many benefits of performing a PGD in women over age 40.
PGD increases the birth rate in those patients in which the chances for developing some genetic alteration are higher than the average mutation rate among population of childbearing age.