Taking and recording a family history

Video on how to take a family history  Family history

Below is a family history worksheet and a blank Family pedigree drawing sheet.



Family pedigree drawing blank sheet








We have created some videos to help you think about how to take a family history in practice.

A webinar on taking the family history

Taking the history, asking the questions…


Taking a family history, a case of familial cancer


Recording the family history in a pedigree


Drawing a family history worksheet – the symbols used to record the family history in a pedigree (provided by the National Genetics and Genomics Education Centre).