Month: June 2021

questions answers sign what to ask a genetic counselor AT-GC Advanced Telegenetic Counseling
It can be overwhelming to go into a doctor’s appointment to discuss a medical concern for yourself or a loved one. Often when we are worried about our health, we can think of a million questions in the days leading up to a doctor’s appointment, but when we actually sit down with the doctor our […]
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Before I became interested in genetic counseling, I honestly had no idea what it was. I was interested in genetics but had mainly taken college classes related to genetics and worked in a research lab. I thought the only healthcare provider who specialized in genetics were geneticists, who have medical degrees and then years of […]
There are many genetic conditions that can be inherited from a parent to a child. There are also genetic conditions that can happen randomly, caused by a mistake in a person’s genetic instructions that happened before that person was even born. Almost all genetic conditions can occur in both ways, randomly, and inherited from a […]
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One of the first thoughts that arise from a mother or father after the birth of a baby are: who does the baby look like? Are the baby’s features a combination of the mother and father or does he or she look more like one over the other? It’s fascinating to look at a family […]