What is Genetic Carrier Screening?

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Before they choose to have children, more and more couples are deciding to pursue genetic carrier screening. These tests determine their risk for passing on a genetic condition to their future children. On Healthful Woman, Dr. Goldwaser explained carrier screening and why “we’re all mutated.” You can listen to that episode on Apple podcasts, Spotify, Soundcloud, or healthfulwoman.com, or learn

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Why You Should Consider Prenatal Genetic Counseling

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If you’re expecting a baby, it’s normal to have concerns about the health of your child before they are born. Through prenatal genetic counseling, parents can understand the risks of their baby being born with an inherited disease or birth defect and plan accordingly.   What is Prenatal Genetic Counseling?  Prenatal genetic counseling involves reviewing your genetics and discussing

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What to Know About Genetic and Chromosomal Conditions

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Genes and chromosomes are an integral part of who we are and the things we carry on from our families. Although they’re responsible for making sure we look like our siblings and parents, they can also be responsible for factors like your health and predisposition to certain conditions. Genetic and chromosomal conditions can have a life-long effect on

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