NTSAD leads the worldwide fight to treat and cure
Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM1, and Sandhoff diseases
by driving research, forging collaboration, and fostering community.
Supporting families is the center of everything we do.
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There are many reproductive options available to increase your chance of a having a healthy baby, specifically a baby that does not have Tay-Sachs disease. Some people choose adoption, others use sperm, egg, or embryo donation from non-carriers, some pursue a natural pregnancy with prenatal testing by amniocentesis or CVS, while others consider in vitro fertilization with pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD).
For more information, visit the Family Planning page.