What is the prenatal diagnosis?
DNA Testing for abnormalities or problems in a human fetus before birth is known as prenatal diagnostic or screening. Some of the disorders that this technique can find are Sickle cell anemia, Thalassaemia, cystic fibrosis, fragile X syndrome, neural tube defects, hemophilia, birth defects, etc.
Purpose of this diagnosis
There are two types of Prenatal diagnostic:
Prenatal diagnosis is advised if screening test results show abnormality. Although it doesn’t always mean a genetic disorder it just tells about the possibility doctor advise having a prenatal diagnosis to make sure everything is fine and there are no genetic, chromosomal, or other types of defects in the fetus.
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taking any hard steps since several diseases can get cured before birth on their own and some conditions can be treated immediately after birth to reduce any kind of repercussions. And even if the disorder diagnosed is not treatable there are medications to reduce its effect and the individuals with it can normally lead a healthy life.