Why I Took a Genetic Test Before Starting a Family


Sarah Cohen and Eric Hinman who live in Moab, Utah love doing outdoorsy activities together—everything from mountain biking to hiking, and even BASE jumping (jumping off of high objects like buildings or mountains and using a parachute to descend safely to the ground.)

And the couple’s next adventure might be their biggest one yet—they’re thinking about having a baby! As a chiropractor, Sarah is proactive about her wellbeing, making healthy lifestyle choices whenever possible. Her most recent one? Taking Invitae’s genetic carrier screening test.

Watch the video to learn why Sarah has always been curious about genetic testing, and what her results are able to teach her about her genetic makeup and that of her future children—plus, why it could be a good move for you too.

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