Pregnancy – Whether you are thinking of having a baby or you are pregnant this report is a must.
There are several genes that play very important roles in fertility and pregnancy, and the ability to carry a pregnancy to full term. For couples that are thinking of having a baby, the sooner you know about your genetics the better you can prepare. This report list genes linked to male and female infertility as well as higher risk for Autism and down syndrome genes.
If you are already pregnant this report also have genes linked to recurrent miscarriages and higher risk for Autism. Most experts believe that ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) develops in utero (during pregnancy). Contrary to some early speculations, vaccines are not the cause. Autism Spectrum Disorder has to do more with heavy metal toxicity and the ability of your body to detoxify. The earlier you know about your genes the better you can prepare your body.
The mother’s ability to detox is how the baby detox. Detoxification is crucial for brain development of the fetus. It is extremely important that a mother to be follow a healthy life style. Methylation is extremely important during pregnancy.
A woman should be checking her serum folate levels throughout the entire pregnancy. Especially at the very beginning where the fetus development grows so rapidly. If she carries an MTHFR mutation she should consult her doctor about replacing folic acid by 5-L-Methylfolate.
Most MTHFR researchers believe that unmetabolized folic acid could be linked to the high incidence of Autism. A serious discussion should be taken with your doctor for you to make the right choice about which supplement you should be taking during your pregnancy.
We discourage anyone to make a decision without talking to their doctor about this. To find someone with knowledge in MTHFR and methylation take a look at our directory.