A 45-year-old member asked:
If you have a stillbirth are you automatically referred to a genetic counselor?
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Clinical Genetics 62 years experience
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Depends: If there is a clearly identified non genetic reason for the stillbirth then a referral may not be indicated. Otherwise there may be a need to check parental chromosomes, test the baby for inborn errors of metabolism and see a genetic counselor for advice regarding future pregnancies.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 8, 2014
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