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genetics ?

I know this has been asked before but can't seem to find it... we have our first genetics appt the first week of August and I'm so nervous. What should I expect?

Re: genetics ?

  • Lots of questions regarding family history, an exam, and some blood work. Don't be nervous. But just make sure you bring lots of stuff for the LO. Good luck!
    Julian David 8/7/06 and Isabella Mia 5/14/09
  • If you get all of your family medical history together ahead of time it will help a lot!! You know your baby the best so get a list together of what concerns you have. Don't be afraid to ask them a lot of questions too! 

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  • Agree with previous posters.

    TONS of questions def. bring toys/snacks/other things for your little one to do.  Our first appointment took 2 hours.

    They might do blood work (they did with ours) and a quick medical exam.

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