The eggs of these women are no longer of good quality and have an increased risk of chromosomal abnormalities. Therefore, PGD can increase the pregnancy rate, decrease the miscarriage rate and prevent the baby from having a genetic disease such as Down syndrome.
Why is PGD indicated for women 40 years of age or older?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 02/24/2022
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)