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What are the pros and cons of getting genetic testing done? It seems people think it is for abortion.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Preparation
For some people it is about abortion but for most it is about preparation.
Prenatal care is all about understanding what the patient and her baby need and formulating a plan that meets that delivers a safe birth. If there is a genetic problem, birth defect, heart problem etc the parents and the doctors can prepare.

In brief: Preparation
For some people it is about abortion but for most it is about preparation.
Prenatal care is all about understanding what the patient and her baby need and formulating a plan that meets that delivers a safe birth. If there is a genetic problem, birth defect, heart problem etc the parents and the doctors can prepare.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Not always.
Even if you object abortion, you will be informed of the likelihood of inheritable conditions in the baby.
The expecting couple can use this information to assess their situation and resources to receive a special child.

In brief: Not always.
Even if you object abortion, you will be informed of the likelihood of inheritable conditions in the baby.
The expecting couple can use this information to assess their situation and resources to receive a special child.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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