Carriers

Carriers

What does it mean to be a genetic carrier of an inheritable blood or bleeding disorder? Learn more in HemAware.

Pregnant woman
For women with bleeding disorders (including carriers), pregnancy can be a time of heightened worry and confusion.
Researcher studying hemophilia
Three years ago Lisa Webb,* of Rochester, New York, was shocked to learn that her newborn son, Matthew, had severe...
Hemophilia carrier in doctor's office
Lara Palermo was 19 years old when she delivered her first child, Natalia, in 1996. Instead of going home after...
Genotyping
“Missense” and “nonsense” make sense at the molecular level. These are genetic mutations that cause hemophilia. Knowing your genotype, or...
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