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Prenatal Counseling

As modern medicine advances, more and more information becomes available regarding how diseases are inherited, and parents are given different choices to make about the health of their child even before he or she is born. In some cases, a prenatal diagnosis can be made by testing fetal cells, amniotic fluid, or amniotic membranes to detect fetal abnormalities in the womb. Prenatal counseling gives parents the information they need to make informed choices. Listed in the directory below, you will find some additional information regarding prenatal counseling.

Genetics

Birth Defects

Pregnancy Over Age 30

Types of Genetic Diseases

Prenatal Counseling - WellSpan Health

Online Medical Reviewer: Akin, Louise RN, BSN
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