Reproductive Genetics

Genetic Testing

As an expectant parent, one of your biggest concerns is that your baby will be born healthy. Unfortunately, some pregnancies require special attention and are complicated by birth defects. We want to help you understand some of the tests that are available before and during pregnancy that can uncover some of these birth defects so you can make the choice about what is right for you. Your health care provider will help you decide which tests you may want want to consider and will help you arrange testing.

Tests


AFP+

Prenatal ultrasound

Chorionic villus sampling

Amniocentesis

Fetal blood sampling

These tests can reveal such disorders as:


Cystic Fibrosis

Sickle Cell Anemia

Thalassemia

Tay-Sachs Disease and other Ashkenazi Disorders

Fragile X

 

Contact Us

For more information, or to make an appointment, please contact us at (585) 487-3350.

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