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Expectant Mothers Can Now Find Out Baby's Sex Months Earlier!
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Greg J. Marchand M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S. Greg J. Marchand M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S.
Mesa , AZ
Tuesday, August 13, 2019


Expectant Mothers Can Now Find Out Baby's Sex Months Earlier!
 
It used to be that going to the OBGYN meant that you could find out if you were having a boy or a girl at 20 weeks.  All that has now changed with new technology, called "Cell Free DNA Testing."  
 
This new and exciting technology can tell expectant moms if they are having a boy or a girl at just 10 weeks gestation!  The testing is also an excellent screen (not a definitive test) for Down's syndrome and several other common Genetic Syndromes.  
 
Upsides:  Knowing earlier is fun, Finding out about genetic problems earlier may give mothers more options.
 
Downsides:  Mothers can still miscarry commonly up to 13 weeks, may have more attachment to pregnancy if gender is known.
 
Dr. Marchand is an expert able to talk all about the testing, and we have two patients who have recently found out genders that would be willing to talk to media if desired.   Also representatives from the labs that provide the test can also be made available for interview if desired.  
 
This technology is not brand new, it has been commercially available since 2011 in different forms for high prices.  Just this year, however, the competition and price has made it so many Obstetrical practices can now routinely perform this testing on all patients, including Medicaid patients.  Dr. Marchand's OB practice is proud to routinely perform cell-free DNA testing on all patients including Medicare and Medicaid patients!
 
For interested media Dr. Marchand and patients can be made available at our Mesa, Arizona offices.  Please contact for Maria Sainz for more information and availability for off-location interview.  Thank You!
 

 

Maria Sainz
Lead Administrator
The Marchand Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery
10238 E. Hampton Ave, Suite 212
Mesa, AZ 85209
p: 480-999-0905
f: 480-999-0801
c: 480-695-5211
maria@MarchandInstitute.org
www.MarchandInstitute.org 
 
Maria Sainz
Administrator
Marchand Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mesa, AZ
480-999-0905 ext 6
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