Genetic Testing

Find out what genetic testing is, and whether you and your partner should get tested before you get pregnant.

What Will My Baby Look Like?

Everyone wonders who baby will look like, but there's no way to know whether the traits we treasure in ourself, our partner, and our family will pop up in our offspring. However, you can make an educated guess -- here, genetics experts show you how.

In the Genes: Where Baby's Looks Come From

From the color of her eyes to the shape of her nose, learn how your cutie's features are formed.

Health 101: Genetic Testing Before & During Pregnancy

Find out what genetic testing is, and whether you and your partner should get tested before you get pregnant.

How Much Will Your Baby Be Like You?

The complex gene pool you hand down can shape everything -- from how funny your child is to whether he likes peas.

Predict Your Child's Health Future

You can pass on genes for asthma, obesity, and even ear infections. Read up on ways to keep your children healthy.

The Emotional Costs of Genetic Testing

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed at the thought of prenatal genetic testing? You're not alone.

How Risky is Genetic Testing?

Advances in prenatal diagnostics have made genetic testing much safer. We went to the experts to find out just how safe they are.

Most People Don't Think DNA Screening Is a Must Before Starting a Family

According to a new study, most people want to know what's in their DNA, but few think genetic screening before pregnancy is important.

Why You Should Thank Your DNA for Your Kids' Academic Success

New research looks at how DNA influences academic achievement, and let's just say, it does. A lot.

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