How Can Obstetric Care Screen A Developing Baby For Genetic Disorders?

Prenatal obstetric care helps you have a safe pregnancy, and genetic testing is an important component of prenatal care. Genetic testing allows you to know about the risks of passing down an inheritable genetic disorder like sickle cell anemia or cystic fibrosis to your children, and it also informs you if your developing baby develops a non-inheritable genetic disorder like Down syndrome. Screening for genetic disorders makes you more aware of how your baby is developing and lets you make preparations for future care if they have a genetic disorder. [Read More]