Genetic Counseling

Top-Notch Genetic Counseling

CHRISTUS Health offers comprehensive preconception and prenatal genetic counseling services for women and their families. Our genetic counselors can help mothers navigate the complexities of high-risk pregnancies by working with Maternal-Fetal Medicine physicians, primary obstetricians and pediatric specialists after delivery.

Know Your Health

Our board-certified genetic counselors can provide counseling for women who may have the likeliness of having a complex pregnancy. We have state-of-the-art technology and laboratory test for the following:

  • Maternal age-related risks for chromosome abnormalities
  • Overview of prenatal screening options and coordination of screening/diagnostic testing
  • Test result interpretation for abnormal maternal serum screening, noninvasive prenatal screening or fetal diagnostic testing (CVS, amniocentesis)
  • History of personal or familial concerns such as birth defects, intellectual disability or genetic syndromes
  • Ethnic based risk assessment and coordination of carrier screening (cystic fibrosis, thalassemias)
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss or concern for a teratogenic exposure (e.g. alcohol, certain medications)
  • Soft markers or structural anomalies detected by ultrasound

Center for Maternal and Fetal Care Referral Request

To refer patients for genetic counseling services, please complete our referral form by clicking the button below.

Contact a genetic counselor at Westover Hills 210-703-8226 or the Professional Pavilion at 210-704-4980 to discuss a potential referral. If you would like to learn more about Genetic Counseling, click here.