How to Prevent Your Baby from Inheriting Sickle Cell Disease

How to Prevent Your Baby from Inheriting Sickle Cell Disease

03:53 25th September 2017 | Sickle Cell Prevention

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The last thing loving parents want for their children is suffering. Grazed knees and broken hearts are essentially inevitable, but almost all parents will do everything they can to protect their children from anything even remotely threatening.

UNFORTUNATELY THERE ARE SOME THREATS LURKING AROUND, EVEN BEFORE BIRTH.

Sickle cell disease (SCD), also known as sickle cell anaemia, is a condition inherited from one’s parents and therefo...

5 Medical Benefits of PGT

5 Medical Benefits of PGT

03:21 20th May 2017 | PGD/PGS

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Having a relatively uncomplicated pregnancy, followed by the birth of a healthy baby, is something all parents-to-be hope for.

However, there are many things that can stand in the way of this ideal – a fact that those who have experienced various miscarriages and failed IVF cycles know all too well.

At Bridge Clinic, we aim to help couples battling with infertility fulfil their dream of getting pregnant and starting a family of thei...

What are Hereditary Conditions and Why Can PGD Help?

What are Hereditary Conditions and Why Can PGD Help?

15:55 3rd March 2017 | Inherited Genes

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EmbryosHereditary conditions are diseases or disorders that are inherited genetically, in other words, defective genes that are passed on from a parent (or parents) to a child through conception.

Two examples of hereditary diseases that you might have heard of include muscular dystrophy and Down syndrome. Here are a few examples of hereditary conditions with brief descriptions:

Galactosemia : Complications of this metabolic disord...

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