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Genetic Counseling 

PCI has a certified, perinatal genetics counselor who discusses risks and benefits of various screening and testing options. PCI can provide counseling for issues such as pregnancy later in life, inherited disorders and abnormal screening results.

During genetic counseling, our counselor will provide information and support to you and your family. She will address concerns about birth defects or inherited disease before or during pregnancy. Our genetic counselor is dedicated to providing you with personalized, focused care.

First, your family and personal health history will be discussed to determine the chance that fetal disorders may occur. Based on this information, appropriate options for prenatal testing in detail — along with the benefits, limitations and risk for each procedure— will be presented. Through the genetic counseling process, individual and family goals will be kept in mind.

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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