Your Genes, Your Choices

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Chapter 4: Carlos and Molly Can Have a Perfectly Healthy Baby (or can they?)

Answer the following questions as you read through the situation faced by Carlos and Molly.

  1. Describe cystic fibrosis.
  2. Describe why Carlos wants Molly to get tested for carrying the CF gene.
  3. Describe why Carlos is concerned that their future child might have CF.
  4. Describe Mollie’s perspective in relation to prenatal CF testing.
  5. From reading this scenario, describe why or why not you feel that Mollie
    should get tested for CF.

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