Preconception and prenatal genetic screening tests can give you information about your risk for having a baby with a genetic or chromosomal problem. If you are a carrier or have an increased risk, then our genetic counselors and geneticists will review your risk and offer diagnostic testing. This information can help you make informed decisions and plan for your pregnancy.

To learn more about genetic disorder and screening tests, view Treatments and Procedures and Prenatal Genetics Conditions Glossary below.

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Treatments and Procedures

Your Penn obstetrician will offer you a variety of prenatal screenings to determine any risks to your baby's health and well-being.

Prenatal Genetic Conditions Glossary

To better understand prenatal screenings, view a glossary of prenatal genetic conditions.

Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis and Screening Team

Penn obstetricians and genetic counselors work together to determine the appropriate prenatal tests.

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