Having A Baby
Genetic testing can help determine if your fetus has, or might have, a birth defect such as Down syndrome or cystic fibrosis. Some genetic screening tests can be done before you get pregnant, while some can only be done during your pregnancy.
Genetic counseling before pregnancy can help predict your chance of having a child with a genetic disorder.
Genetic testing during pregnancy can screen your unborn baby for the possibility of having a birth defect.
Points to consider in deciding if prenatal testing is right for you.
Genetic screening for newborns can help identify conditions that may eventually cause serious health problems.
Some genetic conditions are more common in people belonging to certain ethnic groups.