Additional Genetics Resources

ACOG Guidelines

Committee Opinion 671, Perinatal Risks Associated With Assisted Reproductive Technology

Committee Opinion 488, Pharmacogenetics

Committee Opinion 648, Umbilical Cord Blood Banking; For more information

Patient Education

Cord Blood Banking – This Patient FAQ is available online for members.

Cord Blood Banking – This Patient Education Pamphlet is available in English (members only) and Spanish (members and non-members). This pamphlet is also available for purchase.

Additional Resources

GeneReviews – This online resource, organized by gene or phenotype, provides clinically relevant and medically actionable information for inherited conditions in a standardized journal-style format, covering diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling for patients and their families. 

GeneTests – This comprehensive resource developed for health care providers and researchers allows users to search genetic disorders, genes, and tests and provides laboratory and clinic directories. 

Genetics/Genomics Competency Center – This database from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) houses websites, books, articles, and additional resources for providers.

Genetics Home Reference – This resource from the National Institutes of Health provides detailed information on genetic conditions, genes, and chromosomes as well as explanations of basic genetics concepts. 

WEBTREATS: Genetics and Genomics – This list of assorted genetics resources is compiled by ACOG’s Resource Center.

Questions?

Please contact clinical@acog.org.

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