Category: Prenatal Testing

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Pregnancy Complications

Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis is a diagnostic test that may be recommended by your health care provider following an abnormal triple test result. Inherited or genetic concerns lead some parents

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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

Keepsake Ultrasounds

Commercial keepsake ultrasounds give families a sneak preview of their growing baby. Although these services might create special memories and an opportunity to determine the

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Pregnancy Concerns

Glucose Tolerance Test

Pregnant women can develop a condition known as Gestational Diabetes (diabetes brought on by pregnancy) which can pose a risk to both mother and baby. A glucose

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Pregnancy Complications

Fetal Non-Stress Test (NST)

The Fetal Non-Stress test is a simple, non-invasive test performed in pregnancies over 28 weeks gestation. The test is named “non-stress” because no stress is

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Pregnancy Complications

Perfil Biofísico (PBF)

El Perfil Biofísico combina una evaluación de ultrasonido con una prueba no estresante (PNE) y está diseñado para determinar la salud fetal durante el tercer

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Pregnancy Complications

Triple Screen Test

Also Known as Triple Test, Multiple Marker Screening and AFP Plus The triple screen test is a maternal blood screening test that looks for three specific substances:

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Pregnancy Complications

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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Pregnancy Concerns

Understanding Pregnancy Blood Tests

Pregnancy blood test results are used to confirm a pregnancy. Blood tests are also apart of your routine prenatal care and you can expect one

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