This leaflet can help healthcare professionals speak with parents at risk of having a baby with thalassaemia.
This publication explains the risks for a fetus when both parents carry an unusual haemoglobin gene, at least one of which is for thalassaemia.
The leaflet includes information about:
- what thalassaemia is
- the different conditions the baby might inherit
- diagnostic testing for thalassaemia
- treatment options
- having another baby