Can you choose your baby’s gender in the USA?

By Mark P. Trolice.
Last Update: 09/03/2018

In the USA, gender determination of the embryo is allowed and is easily performed through embryo biopsy then comprehensive chromosome screening called PGT-A (preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy).

The procedure involved the embryo(s) undergo removal of several outer cells followed by vitrification (freezing) while the cells are sent to a specialized laboratory to be analyzed. The entire chromosomal content of the embryo(s) is analyzed to in addition to determining the sex so the intended parent(s) received a chromosomally normal embryo of the desired gender.

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 Mark P. Trolice
Mark P. Trolice
MD, FACOG, FACS, FACE
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Mark P. Trolice is the Director of Fertility CARE – The IVF Center and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. He is Board-certified in REI and OB/GYN, and maintains annual recertification. His colleagues select him as Top Doctor in America® annually, one among the top 5% of doctors in the U.S.
License: ME 78893
Reproductive Endocrinologist. Mark P. Trolice is the Director of Fertility CARE – The IVF Center and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. He is Board-certified in REI and OB/GYN, and maintains annual recertification. His colleagues select him as Top Doctor in America® annually, one among the top 5% of doctors in the U.S. License: ME 78893.
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