Our expert says:
It depends if you have inherited the gene for MD from one of your parents and if your kids inherited it from you. Most people who are affected already have symptoms in childhood and there are more than a 100 different kinds of MD. Do you know what kind your dad had?
See also http://my.clevelandclinic.org/disorders/muscular_dystrophy/hic_muscular_dystrophy.aspx
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