Graphic with Sickle Blood cells - what is the chance of an AS genotype couple having children with Sickle Cell Disease?
06/06/2020 By AskAwayHealth

Chances of AS couple Having a Child with SS Genotype?

Are wondering what the chance of an AS couple having a child with SS Genotype? We share exactly the risks in this video.

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disease that affects haemoglobin.

Haemoglobin is a protein found on our red blood cells that carries oxygen and we need it to survive.

SCD is not from an infection or vaccination or curse – it has been clearly proven to be a genetic condition.

But what governs who gets it and how?

In particular watch this video to learn the chances that AS genotype couple will have a child with genotype SS – who will develop Sickle Cell Disease.

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