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Category: Prenatal Testing

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Healthy Pregnancy

Prenatal Tests

Prenatal tests are important because they give your doctor a good idea of how healthy you are and what type of problems you are most

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Healthy Pregnancy

Integrated Screening Test

The Integrated Screening Test is a way to estimate the chance that a baby will be born with Down syndrome, trisomy 18, or an open

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Pregnancy Complications

First-Trimester Screening

The First-Trimester Screening is an early optional non-invasive evaluation that combines a maternal blood screening test with an ultrasound evaluation of the fetus to identify

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Healthy Pregnancy

Quad Screen Test

The quad screen test is a maternal blood screening test that looks for four specific substances: AFP, hCG, Estriol, and Inhibin-A. AFP: alpha-fetoprotein is a

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Healthy Pregnancy

Alpha-Fetoprotein Test (AFP)

The Alpha-Fetoprotein Test (AFT) test is a screening test that examines the level of alpha-fetoprotein in the mother’s blood during pregnancy. This is not a

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Prenatal Testing

Chorionic Villus Sampling: CVS

Chorionic villus sampling often referred to as CVS, is a diagnostic test for identifying chromosome abnormalities and other inherited disorders. This test may be recommended

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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

Ultrasound: Sonogram

What is an Ultrasound Exam? This procedure uses high-frequency sound waves to scan a woman’s abdomen and pelvic cavity, creating a picture (sonogram) of the