prepair carrier screening
Thinking about having a baby or
Understanding what's in your genes can help you make informed
choices about family planning.
Is carrier screening right for me?
Choosing to have carrier screening is a personal choice and there are lots of things to consider. Here are some points to help you think about your feelings and views on this test. It may help to discuss these with your partner (or doctor) before having screening.
- Carrier screening is optional. Is this something you want to do?
- Do you want information about your chance of having children with an inherited genetic condition?
- Would you feel reassured by a result showing there was a low chance of having children with an inherited genetic condition?
- How might you feel if your results show you have an increased chance of having children with an inherited genetic condition?
How to arrange testing through VCGS
- Step 1
Consider the prepair option that is right for you.
Contact our genetic counsellors if you have questions.Email us
- Step 2
Choose your test option below.
This will take you to our order & pay portal.
- Step 3
We'll send you a saliva kit to collect your sample.
Follow the instructions provided and return your sample to VCGS.