Genetic Counseling and Screening of Consanguineous Couples and Their Offspring: Recommendations of the National Society of Genetic Counselors

@article{Bennett2002GeneticCA,
  title={Genetic Counseling and Screening of Consanguineous Couples and Their Offspring: Recommendations of the National Society of Genetic Counselors},
  author={Robin L Bennett and Arno G. Motulsky and Alan H. Bittles and Louanne Hudgins and Stefanie B. Uhrich and Debra Lochner Doyle and Kerry Silvey and C. Ronald Scott and Edith Y. Cheng and B McGillivray and Robert D. Steiner and Debra Olson},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2002},
  volume={11},
  pages={97-119}
}
The objective of this document is to provide recommendations for genetic counseling and screening for consanguineous couples (related as second cousins or closer) and their offspring with the goals of1. providing preconception reproductive options2. improving pregnancy outcome and identifying reproductive choices3. reducing morbidity and mortality in the 1st years of life, and4. respecting psychosocial and multicultural issues.The recommendations are the opinions of a multicenter working group… 

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