Genetic Counseling during pregnancy

 

Genetic Counseling in Pregnancy

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Prenatal Genetic Counseling

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Genetic Testing and Pregnancy: A Genetic Counselor Guides You Through Your Testing Options

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Genetic Counseling & Pregnancy

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What to expect at a genetic counselling appointment

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High Risk Pregnancy: Genetic Counseling

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Genetic Counseling for Pregnancy

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You may want to talk to a genetic counselor if any of the following apply to you: You’ll be 35 or older on your due date. (The odds of having a child with a chromosomal abnormality such as Down syndrome You, your partner, one or more of your children, or any other family member has a genetic. During pregnancy, if a baby is found to have a birth defect or genetic condition you may be referred to a prenatal genetic counselor. The counselor will help the expecting parent (s) understand the medical information, what to expect, how to prepare, and options.

For patients who are expecting: During the counseling session, your genetic counselor will review your pregnancy and family histories. Results of relevant tests performed by your obstetrician will be discussed. The genetic counselor will describe the features of conditions for which your baby may be. Genetic counselors help people understand how birth defects, genes and medical conditions run in families.

You can undergo genetic counseling before or during a pregnancy. A genetic counselor will help you interpret the results of genetic tests (like blood tests) and help you make decisions about your pregnancy and how to best care for your child. Diagnostic testing with CVS or amniocentesis that gives a more definite result is an option for all pregnant women. Your obstetrician or other health care professional, such as a genetic counselor, will discuss what your screening test results mean and help you decide the next steps.

How accurate are prenatal genetic screening tests?The couple had genetic testing done after their first pregnancy to find that they were both carriers for a genetic mutation in the cystic fibrosis gene. Therefore, there is a 25% risk to future pregnancies to also have cystic fibrosis. Prenatal genetic counselors are trained healthcare providers who can speak with you about your screening and testing options during pregnancy.

Our genetic counselors will take a complete family history. They will then evaluate if you have any increased risks for birth defects or genetic conditions in. The best time for genetic counseling is before a woman becomes pregnant. The counselor can help her understand any risk factors. But even during pregnancy, a meeting with a.

Prenatal genetic counselors work with individuals, couples, or families who have an increased chance of having a child with a birth defect or genetic condition. Prenatal genetic counselors help you understand your baby’s genetic health Pregnancy-related (prenatal) counseling is the most common reason people see genetic counselors. You might see a genetic counselor before becoming pregnant or while you are pregnant.

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Risk assessment and genetic counseling may begin well-before pregnancy.

“A Comprehensive Textbook of Midwifery & Gynecological Nursing” by Annamma Jacob
from A Comprehensive Textbook of Midwifery & Gynecological Nursing
by Annamma Jacob
Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited, 2018

Genetic counseling and testing may occur before or during a pregnancy.

“Child Development” by Laura E. Levine, Joyce Munsch
from Child Development
by Laura E. Levine, Joyce Munsch
SAGE Publications, 2013

Before and during pregnancy, health screening and genetic counseling may offer individuals protection against certain diseases, including inherited diseases.

“Journey Across the Life Span: Human Development and Health Promotion” by Elaine U Polan, Daphne R Taylor
from Journey Across the Life Span: Human Development and Health Promotion
by Elaine U Polan, Daphne R Taylor
F.A. Davis Company, 2019

Formal genetic counseling provides an opportunity for parents both to discuss potential concerns regarding the risk of recurrence in future pregnancies and to become familiar with carrier and prenatal testing as well as alternative options for future pregnancies.

“Current Management in Child Neurology” by Bernard L. Maria
from Current Management in Child Neurology
by Bernard L. Maria
BC Decker, 2009

Patients with a specific indication such as advanced maternal age, a family history of genetic disease, or a previously affected pregnancy should be offered preconception genetic counseling.

“Family Medicine: Principles and Practice” by A.K. David, S.A. Fields, D.M. Phillips, J.E. Scherger, Robert Taylor
from Family Medicine: Principles and Practice
by A.K. David, S.A. Fields, et. al.
Springer New York, 2002

Genetic counselors are trained to assist patients in determining risks before or during pregnancy.

“Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography E-Book: 2-Volume Set” by Sandra L. Hagen-Ansert
from Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography E-Book: 2-Volume Set
by Sandra L. Hagen-Ansert
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

A referral to a genetic counselor should occur early in prenatal care.

“Intrapartum Management Modules: A Perinatal Education Program” by Betsy B. Kennedy, Donna Jean Ruth, Elizabeth Jean Martin
from Intrapartum Management Modules: A Perinatal Education Program
by Betsy B. Kennedy, Donna Jean Ruth, Elizabeth Jean Martin
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

Each procedure has specific benefits and drawbacks that should be carefully discussed with a genetic counselor before pregnancy or testing is pursued (Gane & Cronister, 2002; McConkieYRosell et al., 2007).

“Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book” by Patricia Jackson Allen, Judith A. Vessey, Naomi Schapiro
from Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book
by Patricia Jackson Allen, Judith A. Vessey, Naomi Schapiro
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009

Only those who are at higherthan-average risk for bearing a child with a hereditary defect are advised to undergo prenatal testing and genetic counseling.

“Health and Wellness” by Gordon Edlin, Eric Golanty
from Health and Wellness
by Gordon Edlin, Eric Golanty
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2009

This helps ensure that accurate genetic counseling, especially with respect to recurrence risk, can be provided in subsequent pregnancies.

“Clinical Maternal-Fetal Medicine” by Hung N. Winn, John C. Hobbins
from Clinical Maternal-Fetal Medicine
by Hung N. Winn, John C. Hobbins
Taylor & Francis, 2000

Oktay Kutluk

Kutluk Oktay, MD, FACOG is one of the world's foremost experts in fertility preservation as well as ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization for infertility treatments. He developed and performed the world's first ovarian transplantation procedures as well as pioneered new ovarian stimulation protocols for embryo and oocyte freezing for breast and endometrial cancer patients.

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