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    Genetic counseling provides information about how genetic conditions might affect one’s family. A genetic counselor will collect your personal and family health history and use this information to determine how likely it is for someone in the family to have a genetic condition. Based on this information, the genetic counselor can help you decide whether a genetic test might be right for you or your immediate family before you plan a pregnancy.

    The genetic counselling team at Fernandez Hospital offers the following services.

    Pre-pregnancy counseling

    - Previous child with chromosomal/metabolic /single gene disorder.

    - Family history of genetic disorder.

    -Consanguineous marriage.

    -Advanced maternal and paternal age.

    -Recurrent pregnancy losses.

    -Previous neonatal and infantile deaths.

    Antenatal counseling is offered for women

    -Whose serum screening tests (First trimester screening/ Quadruple screening) are suggestive of high risk for Trisomy 21, 18 and 13.

    -Fetal anomalies detected in ultrasound.

    -Early onset fetal growth restriction.

    Index child workup

    -Multiple congenital anomalies.

    -Arthrogryposis/Congenital contractures.

    -Suspected Inborn errors of metabolism.

    -Suspected neuromuscular disorder/Floppy infant.

    -Seizures with encephalopathy.

    -Disorders of sex development.

    -Developmental delay and intellectual disability.

    -Regression of attained milestones.

    -Autistic spectrum disorder.

    -Short stature/ Suspected skeletal dysplasia.

Information Leaflets.

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