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Genetic Counseling

Genetic counseling relates to any parentally-inherited disorder that may impact the pregnancy or the future adult.

Why get genetic counseling from Dr. Stanley?

Many couples schedule genetic counseling with a counselor, but Dr. Stanley-Christian gives you the benefit of speaking with a medical professional who is more than a counselor. Not only is Dr. Stanley a board-certified OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist, but she is also a board-certified geneticist.

When should I schedule genetic counseling?

If your OB or medical provider determines a risk of an inherited disorder affecting your baby, you may be encouraged to meet with a genetic counselor.

When you come into our practice, Dr. Stanley-Christian will review your family history, weigh your options, and advise on how to proceed with your pregnancy. Diagnostic tests will be able to determine whether your child has a genetic disorder. If an inherited disorder is confirmed, Dr. Stanley-Christian can monitor and co-manage your pregnancy with your current provider.

If you are interested in genetic counseling, call (352) 404-5544 or fill out the form below to request your consultation online.