Answer from: Douglas Lester, PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons)
For couples suffering from infertility, the woman finds out that the man has a defect. This will likely affect the man’s natural ego, and he should probably be advised to go to counseling to deal with this. Not necessarily genetic counseling, but in Britain, we’ve got infertility counselors. We strongly recommend that people who have the bad gene go to the infertility counselor on our website.
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