Genetic Testing

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

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Do At-Home DNA Kits Actually Benefit Your Baby's Health?

Genetic testing of newborns is on the rise, but it's not without controversy. Here's what parents need to know before they order a test.

Baby Abandoned at Airport 33 Years Ago Finds His Birth Parents, Only to Learn His Mother Died

"I have found my birth father and siblings on both sides, who were all unaware of my existence," Steven Hydes (aka "Gary Gatwick") wrote on Facebook.

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Should You Get PGD?

With preimplantation genetic diagnosis, parents can screen embryos for genetic abnormalities before undergoing IVF. Here’s everything you need to know about PGD.

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.

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.

More Genetic Testing

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.

New Blood Test Can Tell Fetal Sex at 7 Weeks

A new, non-invasive maternal blood test can determine a baby's sex with 95 percent accuracy.