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  2. Gender Selection
  3. Wednesday, 03 June 2015
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Sorry if this posted twice. I am a 35 year old with five children. Four boys one girl. I obviously am interested in family balancing. I read that your Laguna Beach office possibly is doing the Microsort procedure. I would like more details on this. Any information, including possible costs and how often travel would be needed. We reside in Texas. I have no issues getting pregnant, and get pregnant on the first try when tracking ovulation. I would like to do IUI as opposed to IVF. Thank you for your guidance and any information, again, would be greatly appreciated.
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Unfortunately, for no good reason, the FDA did not approve Microsort in the U.S., so it is no longer available here. I apologize for the misunderstanding. The only reliable method for family balancing available here is IVF with pre-implantation diagnosis (PGD). Don't feel too bad. Here are a couple of interesting facts about Microsort vs. IVF:

* the pregnancy rate with Microsort/IUI was really low. The process decimates the sperm. It was a miracle anyone conceived.
* the pregnancy rates with IVF/PGD are much higher, since we are working with chromosomally normal embryos in fertile women.
* the accuracy with Microsort was only 80 percent for boys and 90 percent for girls.
* the accuracy of IVF/PGD is close t 100 percent.
If you would like to learn more about this process, please call 818-788-7288 to arrange a phone or Skype consult with me.
Dr. Feinman
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