Definitions for "Genetic counseling"
Clinical service that advises couples of their probable risk of having children with particular hereditary defects. (53)
A consult with a trained genetic counselor in order to ascertain the risk of passing on a genetic disorder to an offspring.
Counseling to help prospective parents evaluate their risks of having a child born with birth defects, and to understand their options for testingand treatment.
Designed to help parents understand the consequences of particular diagnoses, options for treatments and possibilities of recurring problems in later pregnancies