Dr. Joe Leigh Simpson, a geneticist and research chief at the March of Dimes, said doctors should take this work seriously and discuss it with patients. He said techniques have improved over the last decade and ICSI may be safer now than when this study began.
Even with genetic testing for various diseases, "we always tell our patients that this doesn't guarantee a perfect baby," he said.
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CDC on fertility treatments: http://www.cdc.gov/art/ARTReports.htm
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