Preconception Screening and Genetic Counseling For some women, especially those with certain medical conditions, getting pregnant is not always be an easy decision or process. Our team of dedicated reproductive specialists can work directly with you and your partner to devise a plan that may lead to a healthy pregnancy and birth. Preconception screening and genetic counseling may be recommended if you: Have a chronic medical problem, such as diabetes or high blood pressure Take medication on a regular basis Are overweight or have undergone bariatric surgery Have previously experience unsuccessful pregnancies Have a family history of inherited diseases Are concerned about personal behaviors or lifestyle habits Are over the age of 35 Genetic screening and counseling can help you discover unknown health problems and inherited conditions that may complicate your pregnancy. Because many conditions are detectable via a simple blood test, the screening process may be simple and virtually painless. Your doctor will typically screen for the following conditions: Rubella Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Genetic disorders, such as cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia or Fragile X syndrome Other issues, such as Hepatitis If you have concerns about your reproductive health and wish to speak with an experienced professional, we're here to help. Own your birth experience. Call 888-31-BIRTH or request an appointment with an OB/GYN or midwife to get started. Request appointment online Why Choose Inspira? Advanced Reproductive Technology We combine cutting-edge reproductive technology with a human touch, allowing us to provide excellent care to all patients and their families. We strive to be leaders in the field of obstetric medicine, and are always discovering new ways we can use technology to provide better care. Patient-Centric, Family-Focused Care Our experienced staff of reproductive specialists work side-by-side with obstetricians, specially trained nurses and nurse practitioners to offer comprehensive care for couples trying to conceive. We work directly with you and your partner to find the best routes to conception that will lead to a healthy pregnancy and birth experience. Healthy families start with healthy mothers, which is why we take a holistic family-friendly approach to reproductive medicine. Supportive Environment Inspira’s reproductive specialists are more than medical professionals, they’re sources of support for you and your loved ones. All of our staff, from our obstetricians to our nurses, are specially trained to manage what for many can be a stressful time. We empower patients with knowledge about their fertility issues and provide them with dedicated emotional support throughout their journey. We are always there to answer tough questions and walk you through the process at a pace that’s suitable for you.