White Plains Hospital offers genetic counseling as part of its maternity program for expectant parents of any age. Working closely with maternal-fetal medicine specialists, genetic counselors interpret genetic test results and guide and support patients seeking more information about inherited diseases, medical histories, screening options and how to make informed choices based on the results.
Genetic screening and diagnostic services can help alleviate any concerns about a growing fetus’ health. Prospective parents can gain the information and tools they need to plan for any possible genetic disorders and as a maternity patient at White Plains Hospital, you can rest assured that your care team is here to support you every step of the way, from genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis through birth and infant care.
- Counseling sessions (preconception or prenatal)
- Customized genetic testing based on family history or specific concerns
- Carrier screening for cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy, blood disorders and other confirmatory testing
- Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)