Recently, technology highlighted gender selection with IVF. According to developing technology people have chance to predict their baby’s gender before they are born. While the desire to choose a baby boy or a baby girl has probably been present throughout human history, it is only recently that the technology to do so has become clinically possible and available.
The Process of Gender Selection in IVF Treatment
The process of gender selection is as followed with IVF treatment process. After ovarian stimulation, multiple eggs are removed from the mother. The eggs are fertilized in the laboratory using the father's sperm in a technique. Fertilized eggs are called embryos. Embryos of the desired gender are implanted back in the mother's uterus.
Why gender selection is important for parents?
These are the reasons to predict their baby’s gender:
• Health reasons: Sex selection is an option for couples who want to avoid passing sex-linked genetic disorders to their children.
• Family Balancing: It also might appeal to parents who have children of one sex and want to have a child of the other sex.
• Cultural Reasons: Some cultures preferr boy gender rather than having a girl baby. For example those of Indian, Asian cultures more likely to conceive a boy gender.
• Same Sex Gender: Couples may have always dreamed of having a child of a particular sex such as two girls or two boys.
Sex selection allowed only a few countries like USA, Cyprus and Thailand. Most of the couples prefer Cyprus for a treatment because of the particular reasons. Cyprus is less expensive to compare with other countries.
Fri, 10/30/2015 - 11:00 | Category: PGD