Ep 57: “Hiding in the Family Tree” – The Importance of Carrier Screening

In the past, doctors would only screen people of certain ethnicities for specific inheritable illnesses. However, at-home DNA testing has shown us that “we’re all mutts.” That’s why it’s important for everyone to get comprehensive carrier screening. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen from Nashville Fertility Center and Dr. Susan Hudson from Texas Fertility Center as they discuss how carrier screening can find illnesses that “can hide in the family tree.” Learn what this type of testing involves and what it means if testing reveals you’re a carrier of a certain illness.