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Genetic Screening : Give only your best genes to your child.

Carrier Genetic testing:

Carrier genetic screening is a type of genetic testing that is used to identify individuals who carry a genetic mutation for a specific genetic disorder, even if they do not exhibit any symptoms of the disorder themselves. The purpose of carrier screening is to identify people who are at risk of passing on a genetic disorder to their offspring, so that they can make informed decisions about family planning. Carrier screening is typically offered to individuals who are planning to have children, or who are of childbearing age, and is often recommended for certain ethnic groups or families with a history of genetic disorders. Carrier testing can be done for a single disorder or for multiple disorders at once using a panel test. It is important to understand that genetic testing is a complex topic and before undergoing testing the couple should definitely seek genetic counseling.

Genetic screening is a process used to identify genetic disorders and traits before birth or before conception. It provides an opportunity for expectant parents to make informed decisions about their future child’s health and well-being. With advances in genetic testing, parents can now determine the best genes to pass on to their child.

The most common type of genetic screening is carrier screening, which tests for genes that can cause disease in the child if both parents are carriers of the gene. This screening is recommended for couples who have a family history of a particular genetic condition or are at higher risk of carrying certain genetic mutations.

Another type of genetic screening is prenatal screening, which is performed during pregnancy to determine the risk of genetic disorders or birth defects. This can include ultrasound scans, blood tests, and genetic testing. Prenatal screening can help expectant parents prepare for the birth of their child and make decisions about any necessary medical interventions.

In addition to identifying potential health issues, genetic screening can also provide information about a child’s inherited traits, such as eye color, hair color, and susceptibility to certain diseases. This information can be valuable for families who are interested in passing on specific traits to their children.

Our Genetic Expert:

Dr Alpana Razdan: A proactive and self-motivated leader with experience of 21 years in the Life Science industry working on various Molecular Biology Techniques. She has completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Research and training in Forensic Genetics and DNA Database Technology at University of North Texas Health Science Centre – Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She was previously associated with Life Technologies (Invitrogen Bioservices India Pvt. Ltd) as Technical Support Lead (TSS Lead, South Asia) South Asia. Worked on “Development of Tissue Culture derived vaccine against Japanese Encephalitis Virus” at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi with several publications to her credit. She is also an expert in: RTPCR, Next Generation Sequencing Technology, High Throughput Automated DNA Sequencing, Microsatellite Analysis, MLPA, Gene Expression & SNP genotyping by Real Time PCR, TLDA, Micro Array, Recombinant DNA techniques. Presently working as Vice President and Head Lab Services at Genestrings Diagnostic Centre which is NABL and ICMR approved for COVID -19 testing. She has been instrumental in R&D work at Genestrings research wing which is DSIR recognised and working on an ICMR funded project on Autism Spectrum Disorder.Her expertise in quality management systems has been instrumental in making our research and diagnostic laboratories services at par with any global organisation.

Infertility Specialist

“Why an IVF Specialist is Crucial for a Successful Fertility Journey”

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a complex and demanding process that requires expert medical care. This is where an IVF specialist comes in. An IVF specialist is a trained and experienced medical professional who specializes in helping couples overcome infertility and achieve a successful pregnancy.

Here are some of the key reasons why it is important to have an IVF specialist on your team:

Expertise in IVF: An IVF specialist has the knowledge and expertise to guide you through the entire IVF process. They are trained to identify and address any potential complications that may arise and to develop a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs.

Better success rates: IVF success rates can be improved with the help of a specialist. An IVF specialist has a deep understanding of the latest IVF technologies and treatments, and can provide the best possible care to help you achieve a successful pregnancy.

Personalized care: An IVF specialist will work closely with you to understand your individual needs and to provide customized care that is tailored to your specific situation. They will listen to your concerns and provide the support you need throughout the entire IVF process.

Emotional support: IVF can be an emotionally challenging process, and an IVF specialist can provide the emotional support and guidance you need to get through it. They can help you deal with any stress or anxiety that may arise during the IVF process, and provide practical advice on how to manage these emotions.
In conclusion, an IVF specialist is a crucial member of your fertility journey. They provide the expertise, personalized care, and emotional support you need to increase your chances of a successful pregnancy. If you are considering IVF, it is important to work with an experienced IVF specialist who can guide you every step of the way.

Our Infertility Experts:

Dr Gauri Agarwal: Dr. Gauri Agarwal is a young, dynamic and leading fertility specialist of Delhi/NCR. Dr. Agarwal is backed by a visionary thinking, die-hard determination and industry-rich experience of more than 10 years. She is the Director, IVF at Seeds of Innocence Centre. Dr. Agarwal finished her MBBS degree from Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune. Post that, she did a Diplomate of National Board (DNB), Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residency Program from KG Superspecialty Hospital, Coimbatore. She followed this with a hard-earned Fellowship Program in Reproductive Medicine (Infertility) from the University of Gent, Belgium. Further, she received training in Embryology at the National University of Singapore.

Dr Vandana Mishra: Dr. Vandana Mishra has completed her MBBS from the prestigious Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi and has received her Masters in Obstetrics & Gynecology from the prestigious University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She received gold medal in her masters degree. She has pursued her interest in the field of Assisted Reproductive Medicine, through a comprehensive Fellowship Course in Infertility & Reproductive Medicine from Nova IVI Spain/India. She is trained in pelvic ultrasounds, ovulation induction, IUI, IVF / ICSI, laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. She has a vast experience in handling difficult infertility cases including PCOS, Endometriosis, low egg reserve and azoospermia. Her special interest is dealing patients with recurrent pregnancy losses and genetic abnormalities. She has been successfully heading the Seeds of Innocence fertility centre at Patna since 2019 with utmost diligence yielding excellent success rates and patient satisfaction.

Dr Julie Chhawchharia: Dr. Julie Chhawchharia, is a competent and committed Infertility specialist in Reproductive Medicine with around a decade of extensive experience along with experience in obstetrics and gynecology. She has been performing vaginal deliveries, cesarean sections, and various gynecological surgeries.. She is an acknowledged expert in Reproductive Medicine services by DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai. She is also a meritorious and Gold award-winning student of Fellowship and Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery (Laparoscopy) from the prestigious World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon in 2014. She completed her MBBS degree and MS in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the renowned Institute JJM Medical College in Davangere, Karnataka.

Dr Shruti Singh: Dr Shruti Singh is Senior Infertility Consultant and Centre Head at Seeds of innocence IVF centre, Ranchi. She has more than a decade of experience in the field of Gynaecology and Infertility. She has specialized in the areas of IVF, IUI, ICSI, TESA, TESE, Reproductive medicine, embryo transfer, cryopreservation, gynecological endoscopic surgeries and other fertility related procedures from one of India’s leading Fertility Academy. She is passionate about utmost patient care and is determined to give best of IVF results with latest technologies in the most economical scenario. She has been doing around 30-40 IVF cycles per month with a consistent result of 70-80% . She has done her MBBS, MS (OBGY) from MUHS, Nashik and has trained herself in endoscopic procedures under Dr Pradeep Garg (AIIMS, New Delhi). She is trained at FOGSI recognised ultrasound training center in the field of basic and advanced gynecological and obstetrics ultrasonography from Mumbai. She has bagged around 17 publications in National and International Journals and has experience of paper presentations at various national conferences.

Dr Seema Madan: Dr. Seema has done her M.D (Obstetrics & gynecology) from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak Haryana. She has 19 year experience in Gynecology. Before joining Seeds of Innocence she was at ART at KJIVF and Laparoscopy Center as Consultant. She also worked at Fortis Bloom IVF, lady Harding Medical College, and Fortis Escorts Hospital & Research Centre.

Fetal Medicine

“The Importance of Fetal Medicine in Prenatal Care: Why It Matters for Expectant Mothers”

Fetal medicine is a crucial aspect of prenatal care, providing expectant mothers with vital information about the health and development of their unborn child. With advances in technology and medical knowledge, fetal medicine has become a crucial tool in helping expectant mothers ensure the best possible health outcomes for their baby.

Here are some of the key reasons why fetal medicine is so important:

Early diagnosis and treatment of conditions: Fetal medicine allows medical professionals to diagnose and treat conditions early in the pregnancy, before they become more serious. This early diagnosis can improve the health outcomes for both mother and baby, and provide peace of mind to expectant mothers.
Improved prenatal care: Fetal medicine provides expectant mothers with vital information about the health and development of their unborn child, allowing for more informed and effective prenatal care. Medical professionals can use this information to address any potential health issues early in the pregnancy and to provide the best possible care for both mother and baby.

Better pregnancy outcomes: Fetal medicine has been shown to improve pregnancy outcomes, reducing the risk of complications and improving the health of both mother and baby. With the use of fetal medicine, expectant mothers can take proactive steps to address any health issues and ensure the best possible outcome for their baby.

Reduced stress and anxiety: Expectant mothers may experience significant stress and anxiety during pregnancy, especially if they have concerns about the health of their unborn child. Fetal medicine can provide peace of mind by providing clear and accurate information about the health and development of the baby, reducing stress and anxiety.

Increased options for childbirth: Fetal medicine can also provide expectant mothers with important information about their delivery options, such as the best time for induction of labor or the potential for a cesarean section. This information can help expectant mothers make informed decisions about their childbirth experience.

In conclusion, fetal medicine is a crucial aspect of prenatal care, providing expectant mothers with vital information about the health and development of their unborn child. With its ability to diagnose and treat conditions early in the pregnancy, improve prenatal care, and reduce stress and anxiety, fetal medicine is an essential investment for expectant mothers. By working with a qualified medical professional and taking advantage of the latest in fetal medicine technology, expectant mothers can ensure the best possible health outcomes for themselves and their baby.

Our Fetal Expert

Dr Gazala Shahnaz: Pregnancy is an important and life-altering event for one and all. The complete care of a child becomes an important aspect of the journey to becoming parents. The option of consulting a fetal medicine specialist before while planning pregnancy, during pregnancy and after pregnancy helps to assure the health of an unborn child. Dr Gazala Shahnaz is an expert in monitoring the growth and development of the fetus at every stage from pre-pregnancy counseling, (in case of chronic medical disorder or difficulties in previous pregnancy) till after the birth of the baby.

Our expert, Dr. Gazala Shehnaz, is a young, dynamic and highly qualified fetal medicine specialist with a very keen interest in prenatal screening and diagnosis, Medical disorders with pregnancy, multiple pregnancy and Fetal growth restriction.

She completed her post-graduation in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from the northern railway central hospital, New Delhi followed by fellowship in maternal & Fetal Medicine from prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College new Delhi and is certified in 11–13+6 weeks scan, anomaly scan, dopplers in obstetrics , cervical assessment and fetal interventions by Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF UK).

Along with her multiple publications in journals of national and international Journal. She is also a reviewer for the British Medical Journal(BMJ).
She is currently working as Fetal Medicine Consultant, at Seeds of innocence.

With an experience of doing ultrasounds during pregnancy, she is also trained in detection of abnormalities in the unborn child.

With her easily approachable and comforting nature, Dr Gazala ensures that you will receive the best care and guidance during your pregnancy.

Dr. Gazala Shehnaz is one of the best fetal medicine consultants who will provide a solution to all your fetal problems.