Reports of Kabuki syndrome being passed down to children from both males and females imply that in at least some cases, fertility may not be affected. There have been parents of people with a diagnosis of Kabuki syndrome who have had some features compatible with mild Kabuki syndrome. However, because of the range of intellectual disability present (resulting in reduced possibilities to raise a family), it is not always clear whether fertility is impaired. It is known that some affected people have endocrine abnormalities which may affect fertility and reproduction.
People with questions about fertility and pregnancy are encouraged to speak with their health care provider or endocrinologist. A consultation with a genetics professional is also recommended for detailed information about how Kabuki syndrome may be inherited.
Last updated: 2/9/2016
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