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Are there practical ways to reduce the odds of inherited metabolic disorders in fetus?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Genetic testing
Genetic testing can be done for many metabolic disorders pre-pregnancy to minimize one's risk of occurance.

In brief: Genetic testing
Genetic testing can be done for many metabolic disorders pre-pregnancy to minimize one's risk of occurance.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Avoiding alcohol while trying to get pregnant, or during pregnancy, use of prenatal vitamins are additional steps that are useful.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Screening
The most practical way to reduce the risk of a metabolic disorder in the fetus is to screen mom and dad.
Genetic screening of mom and dad tells whether you by chance carry a mutation for a metabolic disorder and are at risk for a metabolic disorder in the fetus. Screening recently has become more available and lower in cost.

In brief: Screening
The most practical way to reduce the risk of a metabolic disorder in the fetus is to screen mom and dad.
Genetic screening of mom and dad tells whether you by chance carry a mutation for a metabolic disorder and are at risk for a metabolic disorder in the fetus. Screening recently has become more available and lower in cost.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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