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Our Response to the Alabama IVF Ruling

Our Patient Care Team

Genetic Counselor

Talia Sanford, M.S., GC

Talia Sanford, M.S., is a genetic counselor and a member of Illume Fertility's in-house genetic counseling team. She brings a blend of empathy and expertise to help patients navigate the world of genetics. 

She offers guidance and support to individuals and couples undergoing fertility treatments, empowering them to make informed decisions about their reproductive health based on their genetic risks and desires for their future family.

By obtaining detailed health and family histories, identifying conditions with genetic components and risk factors, discussing inheritance patterns, and providing information regarding genetic testing options, Talia's goal is to empower her patients with the knowledge and support they need to move forward.

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patient testimonials

“Genetic testing saved us from even more heartache. It gave us vital information about our own genetics and how best to move forward, given that one of us has a genetic disorder we wanted to protect our future child from inheriting.”

Learn More About Talia

Originally from Riverdale, NY, Talia Sanford received her Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University College for Women and her Masters of Science in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College.

Talia is passionate about advocating for the importance of carrier screening in every community, and believes that fertility awareness and education is powerful.

In her free time, Talia enjoys baking and hosting dinners for friends and family, including her nieces and nephews who have nicknamed her "Queen Aunt Talia."

Talia also loves to sing, take long walks while listening to podcasts, travel to new places with her husband and learn about history. She joined Illume's genetic counseling team in 2022.

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Our team of eight board-certified reproductive endocrinologists are ready to help you create the family of your dreams. Take the first step by scheduling your consult today and learn how Illume Fertility can help you achieve your goals.

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