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The Ultimate Exposure

My family has recently gone down a road I never expected.  Three of the four of us are getting genetically tested.  First off, let me just say that this blueprinting of each individual’s DNA really seems to me like the ultimate breach of privacy.  638 more words

May 24, 2016


The NIPT results came in today. We got an excited call from E… the results are NORMAL! Negative/low risk for all of the abnormalities that the MaterniT21 tests for…

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For so long, I worried about my kiddo and what was going on with her.

Truth of the matter is, I still do and prob always will. 204 more words


May 16, 2016

I’ve gained two pounds thus far. I feel like it’s more but the numbers don’t lie.

Today we had our nuchal scan with MFM at the hospital.

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At the beginning of the year I started a family history project. While I had some vague notions of being Irish on my mother’s side and that my dad’s family was from the Netherlands, I had never actually done the work. 472 more words

Genetic Testing

The importance of genetic testing

This article first appeared in The Information Point newsletter Our World in 2012 when Sarah Foye with contributions by Dr. Alan Beggs and Lindsay Swanson, MS, CGC told us about the importance of genetic testing. 755 more words


Taking a DNA test gave me a new perspective on my father's early death—and my son's future

My dad died of cancer when I was 11 years old. I remember the moment he told me he was going to die. His skin cancer had spread. 1,006 more words