Genetic Testing: The What and the Why

If your child has a congenital impairment you may want to know whether any future siblings could also have the same.

Until recently the only testing option available for parents was prenatal diagnosis, but scientific advances now mean it is possible to test embryos for serious inherited genetic conditions and chromosomal abnormalities before pregnancy. You can find out more about your options for testing in our section on Relationships & Fertility.

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