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    Latest news on PGS / PGT-A (embryo genetic testing), which cast doubts on the usefulness and effectiveness of this technique for older women

    Here are the latest news on Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS / PGT-A), which cast doubts on the usefulness and effectiveness of this technique for older women undergoing IVF / ICSI : Prominent Physicians and Scientists Criticize Continued Utilization of Preimplantation Genetic Testing for...
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    IVF/Egg donor overseas

    Here is a review of egg donor agencies and egg donation programs in Malaysia: https://singaporemotherhood.com/forum/threads/review-of-egg-donor-agency-and-egg-donation-programs-in-malaysia-beware-of-additional-costs-in-johor.261690/
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    Planning for Overseas IVF

    If you are considering doing embryo genetic testing (PGS / PGT-A) overseas, here are the latest news updates: Prominent Physicians and Scientists Criticize Continued Utilization of Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy (PGT-A) in IVF and Warn about a New Fourth Generation Test...
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    Egg Freezing Overseas - Advice and Tips for Singaporean patients

    Q & A on the Quora website: https://www.quora.com/Social-egg-freezing-if-you-have-frozen-your-eggs-overseas-as-a-single-woman-can-you-later-import-into-Singapore-after-getting-married...
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    Planning for Overseas IVF

    Just for your information, foreign patients doing IVF in Malaysia are not required to produce a marriage certificate. They however have to sign a form at the clinic, declaring that they are legally married in their country of origin. This is unlike Thailand, where you have to produce a valid...
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    Review of egg donor agency and egg donation programs in Malaysia. Beware of additional costs in Johor !

    Singaporean patients beware ! Malaysian IVF clinics often exploit patient's fear of unknown genetic defects carried by the egg donor, to push them to do highly-expensive embryo genetic screening, known as PGS or PGT-A. Be aware that there are much cheaper options available such as genetic...
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    Review of egg donor agency and egg donation programs in Malaysia. Beware of additional costs in Johor !

    Dear Ladies, Below is a list of egg donor agencies in Malaysia. Typically, these agencies charge between 20k to 25K Malaysian ringgits, if you approach them directly. Cost will usually be higher if you ask a Malaysian IVF clinic to source egg donors for you from these agencies, typically...
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    IVF/Egg donor overseas

    Here are three tips for Singaporean patients considering egg donation in Malaysia: (1) Do not do highly-expensive genetic screening of IVF embryos (PGS / PGT-A). Instead, insist on doing genetic testing of the egg donor's blood sample, which is much cheaper than PGS. Moreover, you can also use...
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    experience w/ egg donation?

    Dear tanya82, Please click on the following links: https://singaporemotherhood.com/forum/threads/choices-and-options-available-for-patients-considering-egg-donation-in-singapore-what-are-the-disadvantages-and-pitfalls-of-using-an-egg-donor.257733/...
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    Egg Freezing Overseas - Advice and Tips for Singaporean patients

    Excellent blog detailing a Singaporean woman's experience in freezing her eggs overseas: https://annahaotanto.com/egg-freezing-in-singapore-procedure/
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    New scientific evidence dispute the beneficial effects of PGS / PGT-A in IVF treatment

    Many fertility clinic websites claim that PGS can improve IVF success for older women and patients with multiple IVF failures or recurrent miscarriages. However, there has recently been increasing contradictory information from different sources, which dispute the beneficial claims of PGS in IVF...
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    Egg Freezing Overseas - Advice and Tips for Singaporean patients

    Social egg freezing is currently banned in Singapore. Hence, many single women who wish to preserve their fertility travel overseas to freeze their eggs in foreign fertility clinics. Because the procedure is so expensive, it would be wise to take some precautions before deciding on egg freezing...
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    Video podcasts that explain the Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS or PGT-A) procedure. What are the limitations and risks of PGS / PGT-A?

    Some embryos that are tested to be abnormal by PGS / PGT-A can in fact give rise to a normal healthy baby:
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    Video podcasts that explain the Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS or PGT-A) procedure. What are the limitations and risks of PGS / PGT-A?

    Excellent Video podcasts on the risks and limitations of PGS / PGT-A. PGS does not improve IVF success rates in most cases, but may instead lower pregnancy chances:
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    Video podcasts that explain the Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS or PGT-A) procedure. What are the limitations and risks of PGS / PGT-A?

    Here are some excellent video podcasts that introduce and explain the Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS or PGT-A) procedure to patients:

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