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  • Prenatal Genetic Counseling for Parents


    Genetic counselors work with people who are either planning to have a baby or are pregnant to determine whether they carry the genes for certain inherited disorders. Find out more.

  • Legius Syndrome for Parents


    Legius syndrome is a rare genetic condition. Kids who have it have multiple café-au-lait spots on their skin and might be slower to walk, talk, and reach other milestones than most kids.

  • Genetic, Chromosomal & Metabolic Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about conditions that can be caused by changes in our genes.

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy for Parents


    Becker muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder that gradually makes the body's muscles weaker and smaller. It causes less severe problems than the most common type of MD, Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

  • Taking Care of Your Body - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Taking care of yourself is an important part of having a healthy pregnancy.

  • Congenital Cataracts for Parents


    A baby with congenital cataracts has clouding in one or both eyes. Doctors do surgery to treat them.

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy for Parents


    Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common form of muscular dystrophy. It gradually makes the body's muscles weaker.

  • Preparing for Parenthood - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    What you need to know before your little bundle arrives.

  • Alpha Thalassemia for Parents


    Alpha thalassemia is a blood disorder in which the body has a problem producing alpha globin, a component of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen throughout the body.

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency for Parents


    Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is an immune deficiency that can be successfully treated if it's found early.