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Genetic Screening Before Pregnancy

Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. offers genetic screening before pregnancy for couples in Marietta and the surrounding areas. We are a comprehensive Obstetrics and Gynecology practice that includes six experienced OB/GYN physicians and a dedicated Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Practitioner. Our physicians and staff are committed to mixing excellent medical care with sensitivity and compassion.

Genetic screening before pregnancy is an important tool that can be used to help identify any abnormal genes that can lead to certain diseases in a couple’s baby. This “carrier” screening can be performed using a simple blood test and the results are usually available within two weeks of the test. Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. is pleased to be able to offer this valuable service as part of our obstetrical and gynecology services to couples who are considering starting a family.

Genetic Screening During Pregnancy

For an OB/GYN practice you can trust to provide safe and accurate genetic screening in pregnancy, call Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. Genetic screening in pregnancy is used to detect genetic problems in a child while the child is in utero. It can be used to test for a specific disorder or to screen for genetic disorders in general. Patients who have had another child with a genetic problem or who have a close relative with a genetic disorder may request this type of testing. If you are concerned about genetic disorders in your unborn child, one of our physicians can help you determine if this type of testing is right for you and for your unborn child.

If you live in Smyrna or the surrounding areas and are interested in genetic screen either before or during pregnancy, contact our Marietta Genetic Screening Before Pregnancy Professionals at Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. to schedule an appointment. Our practice is currently accepting new patients and we work with most health insurance providers. We look forward to caring for you during this very special time in your life.