Preconception Genetic Counselling in a Filipino Couple with Family History of Trisomy 18

  • Peter James B. Abad
  • Mercy Y. Laurino
Keywords: preconception counselling, Trisomy 18, genetic counselling, Philippines

Abstract

Preconception genetic counselling offers an opportunity for prospective parents to understand and adjust to the medical, familial, and psychosocial implications of genetic contributions to pregnancy outcomes. In this paper, we will illustrate how preconception genetic counselling made a difference to a Filipino couple with a previous child diagnosed with Trisomy 18.

Published
2017-09-29
Section
Articles