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Genetic Counselling at Baby Steps

Genetic Counselling helps families understand genetic testing. It triages any concerns, guides and facilitates relevant testing, and explains what the results are going to show. Whether you are seeking answers or adjusting to a diagnosis, Genetic Counselling offers you a partnership on your journey to understanding, clarity and planning for the future.

Genetic Counselling can assist with

Paediatric health:

developmental delay

intellectually disability

autism spectrum

unusual physical features

skeletal dysplasia

neuromuscular conditions

metabolic conditions

epilepsy and neuronal migration conditions

Preconception, obstetric & reproductive health:

reproductive carrier screening

prenatal screening tests and diagnostic testing discussion

unusual or high risk pregnancy results


multiple miscarriages or still born baby

maternal age counselling

Your genes are here to stay

We know you have real questions and real concerns, regardless of your risk profile. The overstretched public health system means there are criteria to access appointments and testing, and the waitlist can be long. The answers that can make all the difference to you and your child’s life are waiting for you, here.

Untangling your DNA

Genetic Counselling provides safe, digestible and accurate information so that you will feel informed, in control and able to plan for the future. Early conversations, diagnosis and treatment lead to better health outcomes for all.

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The Clinical Guidance Committee advise Baby Steps on all clinical matters effecting the health practitioners within our centre. It’s members gather together to discuss and develop guidelines relating to:

Meetings are held several times a year, or at the request of Baby Steps for specific clinical advice. It is lead by a chairperson and educational coordinator, elected by the group of participating health practitioners.

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If you’re looking for support, contact our Practice Manager Michelle Bredemeyer
08 9387 2844