In genetic testing for pregnancy is it possible to identify for mental illness specially schizophrenia. Me and my wife are healthy couple but my mother-in-law is having schizophrenia. So what medicine or testing is available to reduce the risk for same in pregnancy to the kid.
MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (UWS, Glasgow)
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No it is not possible to reliably detect as of now. Dont focus too much on it. Since the baby's grandmother is the only person having schizophrenia in the family, his/ her chances of having schizophrenia is anyway very low.
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