Our Services

Genetic Counseling 

Informs you about how genetic conditions can affect you or your family members. Our staff will go over your health and family history, which helps determine if genetic testing is appropriate for you or your family member.

Why Do You Need Genetic Counseling?

  • Before Pregnancy – If you or your healthcare provider have concerns about conceiving or other variables that may affect the baby before conception due to (but is not limited to):
    • Known genetic conditions in your or partner’s family
    • History of miscarriages, stillbirth, or infertility
    • Having a child with a genetic condition from a previous pregnancy
  • During Pregnancy – Screens for any possible problems or conditions that may affect the baby upon birth or through childhood development. Screening tests may include (but is not limited to):
    • Cell Free DNA
    • Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Test
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Carrier Test
  • Pediatric Care – Genetic counseling can address concerns if your child is showing signs and symptoms of a genetic condition like (but is not limited to):
    • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
    • Sensorineural hearing loss
    • Developmental delay or intellectual disability
    • Neurofibromatosis
    • Marfan syndrome
    • Marfanoid habitus
  • Adult Care – Genetic counseling can address concerns if you are showing signs and symptoms of a genetic-related condition, especially if there is a known family history. This includes (but is not limited to):
    • Huntington’s disease
    • Familial hypercholesterolemia
    • Neurofibromatosis

***Source: Genetic Counseling | CDC