SART Fertility Experts - Preimplantation Testing for Monogenic Disease (PGT-M)


As a teen, Jessica learned firsthand of the degenerative disease that afflicted many of her family members as she helped care for her grandmother. Years later, when she was ready to start her own family, she knew wanted spare the next generation if she could. Learn how she used preimplantation genetic testing for (PGT-M) to prevent transmission to her children.
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