Monday, April 12, 2021
Woman takes a chance on becoming pregnant with a Mosaic embryo
The article talks about how a woman and her husband wanted a kid at the age of 40. With this in mind they went to see a fertility doctor to see what they could do. The doctor tested the chromosomes in the embryos to figure out which ones were going to have any abnormalities. After trying two invitros she had one more shot with a embryo that was a girl but the embryo was mosaic which means it can be abnormal or normal. One of the issues was the embryo having an extra 22nd chromosome which would led to a miscarriage. I think it is interesting that we have the technology to see the chromosomes of an embryo and test for any genetic diseases before hand.