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My girlfriend and me both have sickle-cell carrier in our blood. Is there any (other than IVF technique, adopting )way to ensure that our children will not have sickle-cell anaemia.

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When both partners are sickle cell carrier then each baby has 1 in 2 risk of being a carrier ,1 in4 risk of having sickle cell anaemia and 1 in4 chance of not being a carrier Ivf is not required ,can go for normal conception ,but prenatal testing - either amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling should be done at around 10 weeks of pregnancy to find out the sickle cell status of baby.
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