National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Genetic Counseling is the National Human Genome Research Institute
Genetic counseling provides information and support to people who have, or may be at risk for, genetic disorders. A genetic counselor meets with you to discuss genetic risks. The counseling may be for yourself or a family member. Or you may get it when you are planning or expecting a baby. You may follow up with genetic testing.
There are many reasons to seek genetic counseling. You may consider it if you
Genetics Home Reference
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