pingc383 i dont know much about the dh's sperm results stuff. Other ladies im sure will know or be able to point you towards more info.
I think, that the sperms dna does affect the embryo quality too though. I think, but not sure, that if the sperms dna isnt great but you have a good egg, the egg can compensate for the sperm for a few days, i.e. the emby will "look good" under the microscope on day 5, but a few days after that the poor sperm quality will affect the embryo overall and it wont be 'golden'. I am not sure about this though. Other ladies will chime in eventually and give better information, i guarantee. @BlondeinBrisvegas knows everything about eveything!
Im almost certain that the only thing that can be done, to check your embryo is euploid (chromosomally normal ) is to do pgd testing. They literally count that the emby has 26 chromosomes, 13 from egg dna and 13 from sperm dna. Embys with 26 chromosomes, i.e. a pair (1 from mumma and 1 from dad) of chromosome 1, a pair of chromosome 2, a pair of chromosome 3, and so on, up to chromosome 26, is highly likely to result in pregnancy because it will make a viable human being. Im interested to hear what other ladiessay about the sperms dna effect on an embryo :-)
@Maxwellsmum - what is a DET? Is that a double embryo transfer? I've never heard that one before.. How does it work?
My gawddamn clinic won't do any PGD testing at all.. They were so blunt about it "we don't do it here, we believe it causes other genes to be switched on during the process and we don't do it. If you want it done, you will need to go elsewhere"....
@Maxwellsmum - my FS policy is to transfer 2 for women aged over 38, so I have always transferred 2. I would like to transfer 3 this time! I don't think any of my eggs are good and worried that the high stimm dosage and LH injections causes apoptosis like that article mentioned earlier.. So I honestly don't think any of them are any good.. My clinic will transfer as many as I want, but I have to sign a waiver..
Okay not familiar with them. I'm surprised they will transfer more than two I thought but I might be wrong that there was very strict rules for transferring more than two especially day 5's. It is probably just a clinic thing though my clinic QFG won't do more than 2 and even then they carry on like baboons about it.
Can I transfer my frozen embies to say genea who do 5-day PDG???
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