Fanconi Anemia: Prevention
Part of: Fanconi Anemia
About Prevention and Fanconi Anemia
If you’re at high risk for FA and are planning to have children, you may want to consider genetic counseling. A counselor can help you understand your risk of having a child who has FA. He or she also can explain the choices that are available to you.
In the United States, Ashkenazi Jews (Jews of Eastern European descent) are at higher risk for FA than other ethnic groups. For Ashkenazi Jews, it’s recommended that prospective parents get tested for FA-related gene mutations before getting pregnant.
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