As I carefully limit my caffeine intake and avoid deli meat, my mother shares that she nearly lived on Pepsi during her second pregnancy and doesn't recall dietary rules of any sort. I've also had many choices regarding how much I want to know about my pregnancy and future child, while my mother had virtually none.
Many couples will make life's most exciting resolution this year -- the decision to start a family. While the choice to become a parent can be filled with excitement and exhilaration, some individuals face apprehension and anxiety -- knowing that they could pass along genetic diseases to their children. This is where the gift of genetic testing comes in.