PGD (PGS) is a way for couples to prevent a pregnancy affected by a genetic condition or chromosomal disorder, another way of prenatal diagnosis. This procedure is performed after a woman’s eggs has been retrieved and fertilized by sperm, thus always in association with assisted reproductive technology.
PGD India is a method which is used to determine the sex of the embryo prior they are transfer into your uterus and this sex selection is offered only to couples who already have at least one child.
PGS stand for Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening and people with recurrent pregnancy loss or infertility can go for PGS which improves their chances for a successful pregnancy. Your fertility expert will be screened your embryos are for missing or additional numbers of chromosomes, which can lead to the cause of miscarriage and implantation failure into your uterus. The purpose of PGS method is to identify chromosomally abnormal embryos so that they will not be transferred into your uterus and only those embryo will be transferred which are chromosomally normal to achieve a successful pregnancy.
In case your age is 35 years or older and you are undergoing for the IVF treatment with your own eggs or you have had recurrent miscarriages then your fertility expert will advise you to go for the PGS as it will increase your chances of conception. PGS is a treatment where your fertility expert will test at least your five to six embryos which is a major challenges in case the older women with decreased ovarian reserve. This test will be done as an extra step in IVF and is performed before embryo transfer.