Public Health England
This publication explains the risks for a baby when both parents carry an unusual haemoglobin gene, at least one of which is for thalassaemia.
It includes information about:
- what thalassaemia is
- the different conditions the baby might inherit
- diagnostic testing for thalassaemia
- treatment options
- having another baby
Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title.