Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, of blessed memory, a foremost authority on Jewish law, clarified this point."Although the percentage of infants born with this disease is small and one might be apt to apply the verse: 'You shall trust wholeheartedly in the Almighty,' (which Rashi interprets as meaning that one should not delve into the future), in light of the fact that a simple test has been developed for this, one who does not make use of it is like one who shuts his eyes to what can clearly be seen." Rebbe Akiva answered: "God made poor people precisely in order that we should help them.Helping others is what God wants us to do." So you see, God wants us to make the effort.Obviously God wants us to be active and involved in bringing perfection to the world.
circumcising a new baby boy, or turning raw kernels of wheat into bread.
I heard a joke about a man who wants to win the lottery.
Each week he prays to win, and after many weeks go by, he finally complains to God, "Why haven't I won?
Since the birth of such a child, God forbid, causes great anguish...
it is prudent for all who are considering marriage to undergo this test." (cited in Jewish Observer, May, 1986) Having trust in the Almighty gives a person peace of mind and serenity.