Fetal whole genome sequencing is now possible, and before too long it is possible that prospective parents may be asked just how much they want to know about their offspring early on in pregnancy. And when it does arrive in the clinic, prenatal WGS will present some difficult or prickly ethical and policy-related questions to doctors, parents, and policymakers.

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