Prenatal Screening and Genetic Testing: Expert Q&A


All parents-to-be want to have a healthy and happy baby. Prenatal testing can safely determine whether a baby is at risk for genetic abnormalities or specific birth defects.

Depending on those results, further testing, called genetic diagnostic testing, may be required to get more information and understand the next steps. Learn more from our board-certified experts: maternal-fetal medicine specialist Ryan Longman, MD, and genetic counselor Bryanna McCathern.



Ryan Longman, MD

Ryan Longman, MD

Ryan Longman, MD, is a maternal-fetal medicine physician, director of ultrasound and genetics, and director of the Fetal and Neonatal Care Center.

Learn more about Dr. Longman