Genetic counselling is the process by which the patients or relatives at risk of an inherited disorder are advised of the consequences and nature of the disorder, the probability of developing or transmitting it, and the options open to them in management and family planning.
This Counseling integrates:
Interpretation of family and medical histories to assess the chance of Genetic Disease Occurrence or recurrence.
Education about inheritance, testing, management, prevention and resources.
Counseling to promote informed choices and adaptation to the risk or condition.