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.
Do I Have the Sickle Cell Trait?
The sickle cell trait is passed down through families. Learn how you inherited this trait and how it differs from sickle cell disease.
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.
Should You Screen Your Genes Before You Conceive?
Are you high-risk for passing down a genetic disorder? Find out what pre-pregnancy genetic tests can tell you.