SART Fertility Experts - Genetics and IVF


Genetics is a significant part of advanced reproductive technology screening. Genetic counselors serve an essential role in the process. In this episode, Jenna Miller, a board-certified and licensed genetic counselor, and Dr. Cristin Slater, explain what preconceptual genetic carrier screening is and discuss preconception genetic testing (PGT) of embryos. Genomic testing indications, pros & cons, implications, and results, are also reviewed.
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SART Fertility Experts Podcast

SART Fertility Experts is an educational project of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, this series is designed to provide up to date information about a variety of topics related to fertility testing and treatment such as IVF.
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Understand how racial disparities can affect access to infertility care and impact treatment outcomes for women of color.  
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In this episode Dr. Mark Trolice speaks with Stacy Stevenson and Robert Terenzio on the infertility challenges facing the LGBTQ community.
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SART Fertility Experts - Environmental Impacts on Fertility

In this episode, the fertility experts discuss the impact of the environment, including air, climate, and chemical exposures on infertility.  
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SART Fertility Experts - Advocacy and Reproductive Access

Dr. Cristin Slater and Betsy Campbell from RESOLVE  discuss: barriers to infertility care; opportunities to get infertility care; and recent trends.

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Genetic Screening/Testing

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SART Fertility Experts - Preconception Counseling

This podcast episode covers the topic of preconception counseling.  Listen to the Episode
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SART Fertility Experts - Preimplantation Testing for Monogenic Disease (PGT-M)

Learn how Jessica used preimplantation genetic testing for (PGT-M) to prevent transmission of degenerative diseases to her children. Listen to the Episode
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Genetics and Fertility

This video series was created to provide information to patients on genetics and genetic testing in conjunction with infertility and in vitro fertilization treatment. Watch Video
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Preimplantation genetic testing (including preimplantation genetic diagnosis and preimplantation genetic screening)

Your embryos can be tested for abnormal chromosomes before they are transferred to the uterus. View the fact sheet
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Genetic Screening for Birth Defects

Birth defects, which occur in nearly one in 20 pregnancies, range in severity from minor anatomic abnormalities to extensive genetic disorders or mental retardation. Some couples have a greater than average risk of having a child with a birth defect. View the Fact Sheet
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SART FAQ About IVF

Created by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) the following are answers to frequently asked questions concerning in vitro fertilization (IVF). Learn the facts
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Kristen Ritchie's Story

I spent seven years navigating infertility, which was tumultuous but also a period of tremendous personal growth in hindsight. Read the story

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