Glucose Tolerance Test

Glucose tolerance tests are used to help identify gestational diabetes in pregnant women. Learn more about these tests and what to do if your results are abnormal.

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Fetal Non-Stress Test (NST)

A fetal non-stress test indicates if the blood flow and oxygen to the fetus is adequate enough for proper health. Learn more about these tests and what they can uncover.

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Biophysical Profile

The biophysical profile test is performed if there is a question about fetal health and well being resulting from either an if the pregnancy is considered high risk.

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Triple Screen Test

The triple screen test is usually performed between the 15th to 20th week of pregnancy to measure high and low levels of AFP and abnormal levels of hCG and estriol.

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Quad Screen Test

Similar to a triple screen test, a quad screen test is performed during the 16th to 18th week of pregnancy to assess probabilities of potential genetic disorders.

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Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis is a diagnostic test that assesses your baby for potential disorders or disabilities. It is usually prescribed following an abnormal triple test result.

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First Trimester Screen

The first trimester screen test is one of the newer non-invasive evaluation tests that help identify risk for specific chromosomal abnormalities.

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Ultrasound: Sonogram

An ultrasound captures an image of the baby and placenta using high frequency sounds waves while scanning a pregnant woman’s pelvic cavity and abdomen.

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Urine Test: Urinalysis

During routine prenatal care urine test to assess high levels of sugars, proteins, ketones and bacteria. Learn more about what these tests can uncover.

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Blood Test

During routine prenatal care, blood tests are used to assess blood type, Rh factor, as well as glucose, iron and hemoglobin levels. Learn more here.

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Paternity Testing

DNA testing to establish paternity can be done before or after your baby is born. If you have had multiple partners, it’s natural for you to want to know who the father is.

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