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Prenatal Genetic Counseling

Genetic counselors with Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group provide prenatal genetic counseling to patients throughout the Midlands and the state who are at increased risk for genetic conditions and birth defects in pregnancy.

We coordinate our services with Palmetto Health-USC Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty and our Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists to ensure comprehensive care.

Palmetto Health-USC prenatal genetic counselors are available to provide the following services:

  • Discussing options for prenatal screening and diagnosis for pregnant women of any age, including those who are 35 and over
  • Performing a family history risk assessment
  • Reviewing options for carrier screening of genetic diseases
  • Discussing ultrasound findings identified during pregnancy
  • Providing information about potential exposure to medications, drugs, or alcohol
  • Discussing genetic testing options for preconception couples and for couples experiencing infertility or multiple pregnancy loss

If you have a concern about your pregnancy or a family history of a known or suspected genetic condition, talk with your physician about referral to our genetic counseling services. We promise to take good care of you.