The references are provided with the intent to help couples or those who love them learn more about preimplantation genetic diagnosis, not as an endorsement.
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s web site provides information, education, and advocacy for patients and also provides information and education for doctors, nurses, mental health professionals, and other professionals who care for patients requiring medical reproductive treatments.
The following URL is the direct link to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s Patient Fact Sheet for Genetic Screening for Birth Defects http://www.asrm.org/Patients/FactSheets/genetic_screening.pdf
National Human Genome Institute, Genetic Testing Page
Detailed information about genetic testing is located on this web site. Information that details the growth and use of genetic testing and current legislation and policy reports can be found here.
National Institute of Nursing Research
This study is funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. More information about the mission and activities of the National Institute of Nursing Research is located here.
National Society of Genetic Counselors
The web site provides information that can assist couples in locating genetic counseling services. Additional information is also available to help couples get the most out of a visit to a genetic counselor.
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society
Information specific to preimplantation genetic diagnosis history, education, and research is available on this web site.
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
Began in 1974 by nurses, RESOLVE is now a leading nationwide non-profit organization that offers information, support, and advocacy for couples that are experiencing a family building journey. Information about national and local support groups and networks can be found on this site.