Most people do not know they are a carrier for an inherited genetic disease until they have a child with the disease but carrier screening can identify those at risk of having a baby with one of these conditions so that they can make informed choices. The BabyGenes Carrier Screen is ideal for patients and couples of all ethnicities who want a comprehensive assessment of their risk of having an affected child.
The test screens 109 Genes for over 100 associated conditions to include Cystic Fibrosis, Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Fragile X
Who should consider Carrier Screening?
BabyGenes Carrier Screening can be ordered before or during pregnancy and is ideally suited for couples who want to learn about their genetic status, so that they can make more informed reproductive decisions.
- Individuals or couples in the UK who want to know more about their genetic status in order to make more informed reproductive decisions
- Individuals or couples in the UK receiving donor sperm or eggs and who want to select a donor that doesn’t carry the same mutation as the member of the couple who will provide the gametes
- People with a family history in the UK of a genetic disease or from an ethnic background known to be at risk for certain genetic diseases and who are therefore at higher risk of being carriers for those diseases
- Couples in the UK who are already pregnant and who wish to know more about the genetic health of their pregnancy
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