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Hi, Husband and wife both thalassemia carrier. Wife is pregnant of 17 weeks. Is the child affected by thalassemia or not. How I detect before born that the baby is thalassemia affected or not. Is abortion possible?

1 Doctor Answered
Yes there are high chances of having thalassemia. You should consult your gyencologist for proper test and guidance for the early diagnosis.
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