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.
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.