Sex selection is a technique that aims at avoiding the transmission of a sex-linked genetic disease to future children.
This would be the case for some hemophiliacs, who only have the possibility of having healthy children of a specific sex. For example, a hemophilic man and a healthy woman can only have healthy sons, since the daughters would be carriers of the disease and would continue to transmit the hemophilia mutation in the offspring.
Read the full article on: What Is Hemophilia? Causes, Symptoms and Pregnancy ( 79).
By Carmen Ochoa Marieta M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Sarai Arrones BSc, MSc (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 01/17/2020