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Added on Thu 19th Aug 2021 8:31pm   Last edited on Mon 13th Sep 2021 10:14am
#1

Jennifer Roberts

Push children towards genetic testing?

If you knew that you had an inherited condition that is life-limiting, would you encourage your children to get tested when they turn 18?  I don't believe they'll run a pre-symptomatic genetics test on children younger than that.



Added on Fri 20th Aug 2021 1:59pm   Last edited on Fri 20th Aug 2021 1:59pm
#2

Sarina Garrett

With enough money, you can do anything. smiley

I believe we owe it to our children to do this. If a parent knows there is a high probability, through genetics, that their child may "inherit" something bad, it would be unconscionable to not tell them. 

Added on Mon 13th Sep 2021 10:14am   Last edited on Mon 13th Sep 2021 10:14am
#3

Andre Bates

If money is not a problem, there's no doubt I'll opt for it. However, I'll make sure that my children first understand its importance. It can be complicated when learning about it will cause them to suffer more. Aside from money issues, I'll only let them if they're willing enough.