Genetic counseling

Genetic counseling in this institute is the process of determining the risk you have of passing on an inheritable disease to your baby. Genetic counseling involves a specially trained health care professional who identifies families at risk, investigates the problem present in the family, interprets information about the disorder, analyzes inheritance patterns and risk of recurrence, and reviews available options with the family.

-Interpretation of family and medical histories to assess the chance of disease occurrence or recurrence.

-Education about inheritance, testing, management, prevention, resources and research.

-Counseling to promote informed choices and adaptation to the risk or condition.

– Helping parents understand and reach decisions about what to do next