Prenatally Diagnosed Condition Law and Legal Definition

Prenatally diagnosed condition means any fetal health condition identified by prenatal genetic testing or prenatal screening procedures. Prenatal condition of the fetus can be identified by the testing procedures such as amniocentesis, ultrasonography including nuchal translucency ultrasound, serum marker testing, or genetic screening. Prenatal screening helps to detect birth defects such as neural tube defects, chromosome abnormalities, down syndrome, genetic diseases and other conditions, such as spina bifida, cleft palate, Tay Sachs disease, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, cystic fibrosis, and fragile x syndrome.