My Husband has just been told he has huntingtons and we wish to have a baby in the future is there any grants to help us?


Huntington's disease, as you

Huntington's disease, as you know, is a debilitating fatal autosomal dominant disease that has its onset in mid-life.

An article, "Estimation of fertility and fitness in Huntington disease in New England," in the June 1989 American Journal of medical genetics indicates that fertiltiy is not affected. However, because Huntington's is a genetic disease, you will want to meet with a genetic counselor to determine the best option for you specifically.

For more information, contact the:
Huntington's Disease Society of America
505 Eighth Avenue
Suite 902
New York, NY 10018
[email protected]
http://www.hdsa.org
Tel: 212-242-1968 800-345-HDSA (4372)
Fax: 212-239-3430

 
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