If you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant, genetic counseling can help you better understand genetic issues that could impact the health of your baby.
A health care provider may recommend genetic counseling for a wide range of reasons, including, but not limited to:
Labcorp offers two different types of genetic counseling sessions: genetic results counseling and comprehensive genetic counseling. Discuss with your doctor which type of genetic counseling session is right for you.
Genetic results counseling is focused specifically on an explanation of your LabCorp or Integrated Genetics test results. These sessions take place over the phone and usually last 15 minutes. There is no additional charge for genetic results counseling.
Comprehensive genetic counseling sessions typically last 30 to 60 minutes and are often available as a virtual appointment, allowing for interaction with a genetic counselor by video. The information discussed will vary from person to person, but generally, the following is included: