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  2. Gender Selection
  3. Monday, 29 February 2016
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My wife and I have 5 boys and we are considering doing gender selection for family balancing to have a girl.

Is it possible to do IVF at home in Australia and then ship the frozen embryos to the US for PGD/PGS? If so how long does this process take and is it possible to have them implanted immediately following test results to avoid having to refreeze? Obviously we would travel to the US for implantation.

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DrPotter Accepted Answer Pending Moderation
Of course it's possible; anything is possible. There is some potential peril involved in shipping embryos that are frozen internationally, because they are potentially subject to customs delays and X-ray examination. Additionally, the cost to ship embryos is between $3,000-$4,000 US dollars. If the embryos were shipped here, it would be best to thaw them, and do a transfer without refreezing the embryos.
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