Updated: Aug 22
Listen to this short guide for suggestions on how and when to tell your child about a common genetic variation like an extra 47th X chromosome. Excellent example of the kind of practical, easy to understand information that is urgently needed as prenatal and neonatal detection of common genetic variations quickly rise.
Sources: Tartaglia, N., Cordeiro, L., Howell, S., Janusz, J. (The spectrum of behavioral phenotype in boys and adolescents 47,XXY. Pediatric Endocrine Rev. 2010); Tartaglia, N., Howell, S., Bornstein, A. (How to talk to your child about his or her diagnosis, presentation at KS&A Families Conference 2008); ACT Government Parentlink. Donor Conception (Telling your child, partenlink.act.gov.au).
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