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Genetic counseling for sickle cell trait

Genetic counseling is the process of:
  • evaluating family history and medical records
  • ordering genetic tests
  • evaluating the results of this investigation
  • helping individuals understand their options for family planning and other life and health choices

Click here to learn more about genetic counseling and its benefits for you and your child.