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Interview in Danish publication

Fertility doctor, Dr. Andrew Silverman, has offered gender selection to American couples for almost 30 years – usually by inseminating women with selected sperm cells with a particular sex chromosome. “I would say that about twice as many of my patients want a daughter compared to a...

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SUCCESS RATES IN IVF

How long should couples continue undergoing IVF to try to have a child? This is a question that a physician treating infertile couples is asked frequently today. The answer depends upon many factors including; the emotional stability of the couple, the support of friends and family and their...

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Baby Gender Selection

Baby gender is a big deal to expectant parents. You may have your heart set on having the ‘perfect family’ you’ve envisioned, with an equal number of boys and girls. Because some couples are genetically inclined to produce babies of one gender or the other, achieving a balance...

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Gender Selection Ethics

Many people worry about ethical issues surrounding gender selection, but there is no shame in family planning, and with today’s technology, that includes sex selection. The main concern about gender selection is that is will adversely affect the gender ratio within the population. However,...

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TEAS (Transcutaneous Electircal Acupoint Stimulation)

There have been several reports in English published using TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine in Acupunct Med 2012:30:12-16), and TEAS (Transcutaneous Electircal Acupoint Stimulation in Fertility and Sterility 2011) to increase pregnancy rates in infertile couples. Based upon this data I have...

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Gsmart Method

I am asked by patients what distinguishes the Gsmart method of gender selection, and why is it special?  I have been offering sperm separation with IUI (intrauterine insemination) for gender selection for over 20 years, and the success rate of having a child of the chosen gender is between 70...

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Top 7 Myths Surrounding Gender Selection

Change is often difficult for us. It takes time to get used to something new. But in order to grow and evolve it is crucial to give the new a chance and understand it before deciding whether or not it makes sense. Gender selection is still relatively new, and it has therefore been challenging for...

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There’s No Shame In Wanting A Baby Girl

Unfortunately, gender selection still carries a bit of a social stigma today. For whatever reason, there are some that are uncomfortable with the fact that parents can choose the gender of their baby. But I am of the strong belief that there is nothing at all to be ashamed of in wanting to...

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Balancing your family is no longer just a dream

One of the first questions a pregnant woman encounters from friends, family, and strangers tends to be, “Is it a boy or a girl?” Some may share, some may not even find out themselves, but those nine months are all counting down to that ultimate discovery of a newborn baby girl or a newborn...

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