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Marrying first cousin
Hi,
I'm in love with a guy whose my first cousin. Acc to our tradition, we can marry a dirct cusn(ie my aunt's son) but we are worried about the genetic problems/risks that would be involved in it.
Ours is going to be the first marriage where the couple are directly related.
Please advice us on the tests to be taken and any precautins we can take .

Thanks,
Sree
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Hi Sree,
I married my first cousin (aunt's son). I really hope that what happened to us never will happen on you. We had 2 genetic disorder pregnancies. We terminated them because it was fetal disease.
I am not sure there has any tests can help even DNA test may be 100% find out all the possibilites. But some people they married to theit first cousin didn't get any problem with pregnancy.
Hope you two are the lucky couple.
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