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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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    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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    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?

    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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    Social Egg Freezing - Beware! Woman who lost her chance at motherhood despite freezing more than 10 eggs

    There's a dark side to egg freezing that no one is talking about: What if your frozen eggs cannot produce a baby? https://www.insider.com/egg-freezing-failure-risks-2017-3 https://nationalpost.com/news/world/i-was-sad-i-was-angry-i-was-ashamed-inside-the-struggle-to-conceive-with-frozen-eggs...
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    Egg Donation in India and Sri Lanka for Singaporeans of Indian Ethnicity

    Commercialized Egg Donation is legal in India, and Foreigners are allowed access to Egg Donation programs at IVF clinics in India. Currently, Egg Donation in India is governed by Section 4.7.1 of the THE ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES (REGULATION) RULES - 2010 Please see Page 21 of the...
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    Egg Donation in Malaysia - Precautions that Singaporean patients should take

    https://www.quora.com/What-precautions-should-Singaporean-patients-take-when-going-for-egg-donation-in-Malaysia/answer/Angelica-Cheng-2 Here are three tips for Singaporean patients considering egg donation in Malaysia: (1) Do not do highly-expensive genetic screening of IVF embryos (PGS /...
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    Frozen (vitrified) Egg Donation in Malaysia- Ensure fertility clinic that do IVF / ICSI with frozen donor egg is also same clinic that freeze the eggs

    Frozen (vitrified) donor eggs have caught on in popularity in recent years due to the following reasons: More convenient - there is no need to synchronize the timing and hormonal stimulation cycles of egg donors and recipient patients. Cheaper - due to negating the travel and hotel costs...
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    Egg Donation in Johor Malaysia - traveling egg donors from out-of-town may not strictly follow ovarian stimulation protocol of hormone injections

    Singaporean patients often choose to do IVF in Johor due to proximity and convenience. However, in the case of egg donation, Singaporean patients must beware that most egg donors in Johor come from out-of-town or out-of-state. This is because the overwhelming majority of egg donor agencies and...
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    What Singaporean patients should know before doing PGS (embryo genetic testing) when going for IVF overseas

    There are plenty of arguments against doing preimplantation genetic screening - PGS / PGT-A, and it’s up to you to decide if they outweigh the pros… https://theduff.co.uk/pgs-testing-ivf/ Argument 1 against PGS: it’s expensive Paying an extra $5,000 (ish) per cycle – on top of the $10,000 or...
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    Why PGS / PGT-A may be BAD MEDICINE - “The Abnormal Embryos That Aren’t” by American Fertility Specialist Dr. Norbert Gleicher (MD, FACOG, FACS)

    Excellent video presentation by world-renowned American Fertility Specialist Dr. Norbert Gleicher (MD , FACOG, FACS), on the pifalls and downsides of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS or PGT-A). In his speech, Dr. Norbert Gleicher unabashedly calls PGS / PGT-A BAD MEDICINE : Some...
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    Egg Donation in Taiwan, Mainland China & Hong Kong - only Taiwan suitable for Singaporean patients

    In Taiwan, the Artificial Reproduction Act (人工生殖法) bans egg or sperm donors from charging a fee, but a “nutrition subsidy” can be given, although the amount has varied widely. Egg donors are readily available in Taiwan, due to the rather generous “nutrition subsidy" remuneration of up to...
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    Strict regulation of Egg Donation in Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia - Singaporean patients excluded

    Please click on the following link to see strict regulation of Egg Donation in Thailand. Do take note that prospective egg donors must have the same nationality as the egg recipient. https://www.bumrungrad.com/en/centers/fertility-ivf-center-bangkok-thailand Egg donations are legal in...
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    Egg donation in Malaysia - Beware lack of rigorous genetic screening of Egg Donor (blood sample) and being pushed to do expensive PGS / PGT-A

    In USA, Europe and Australasia, there are rigorous and high standards for genetic screening of prospective Egg Donors (blood sample), before they are even allowed to donate, which largely negate the requirement for recipient patients to use expensive preimplantation genetic screening ( PGS /...
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    Husband and in-laws prefer you to have son over daughter?

    Dear ladies, Any of you here had previous experiences of your husband and in-laws strongly preferring and wanting you to have a son instead of daughter? How did they express their disappointment when you gave birth to a girl instead of boy? Please kindly share your experiences and ways to cope...
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    Controversial and unethical use of PGS / PGT-A for sex selection overseas by Singapore patients

    Several years ago, the Straits Times reported on Singaporean couples traveling overseas for embryo sex selection by preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) via IVF treatment, due to the procedure being banned here. It was reported that most Singaporean Chinese couples doing PGS preferred a son...
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    Controversial and unethical use of PGS / PGT-A for sex selection abroad by Singaporean patients

    Several years ago, the Straits Times reported on Singaporean couples traveling overseas for embryo sex selection by preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) via IVF treatment, due to the procedure being banned here. It was reported that most Singaporean Chinese couples doing PGS preferred a son...
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    Choices and options available for patients considering egg donation in Singapore. What are the disadvantages and pitfalls of using an egg donor?

    Please click on the following Quora website link: https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-available-options-and-choices-for-women-considering-egg-donation-in-Singapore In Singapore, it is mandated by law that egg donation should be altruistic (Human Cloning and Other Prohibited Practices Act). Egg...
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    Fengshui and IVF / Fertility treatment

    I have reached a point of desperation after several failed IVF attempts, and am now willing to try everything, even something crazy like Feng Shui. But before I throw my money on a Fengshui master in a desperate gamble, I would like to hear the personal experiences and testimonies of former...

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