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Genetic Counseling

Six months before I decided to get pregnant, my husband and I sought genetic counseling.  We wanted to understand the odds and reality of having a child with spina bifida.  My sister was born with Myelomeningocele; when I was 25, a MRI revealed that I have an arachnoid cyst on the bottom of my spine – a neurologist surmised that it was most likely related in some way to my sister’s diagnosis.  I had... read more
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