Genetic Counseling Directory
Genetic counseling is a process of determining the risk for certain conditions and educating you on the risk or diagnosis. You may discuss issues like pregnancy, disease complications, help with caring for someone with a disease, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how genetic counseling works, what to expect, and much more.
What Is Genetic Counseling?
Concerned you might inherit a genetic condition or pass one along to your baby? Genetic counseling can help you deal with your worries by learning more about your genetic makeup.
What Is Gaucher Disease?
The causes, symptoms, and treatment of Gaucher disease, a genetic disease that can cause damage to organs such as spleen, liver, and brain.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
The causes, symptoms, and treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, an inherited disease that affects a child's ability to move muscles.
Your Genetic Testing Options in Pregnancy
Genetic tests can tell you more about your baby’s health. Learn which options might work for you during or before pregnancy.