Tag: Sickle Cell Disease


Prenatal Testing in Sickle Cell Disease.

Prenatal testing in sickle cell disease is what happens when tests are conducted on your baby prior to birth when you and your partner are AS genotype to determine if the baby has the SS gene.


What AS Genotype Couples Need To Know Before Having Children

Background Sickle Cell Disease is a serious medical condition that occurs when an individual inherits 2 sickle ‘S’ genes from each parent. A person with SS genotype suffers with significant ill health from childhood. If the condition does not receive proper attention, it can lead […]


Should People with AS Genotype Marry?

Making a decision about a relationship and having children for a couple with AS genotype is important considering there is 25% risk of having a child with Sickle Cell disease in every pregnancy. What are the implications and complications? Find out in this article.