What are antenatal Screening Tests?

Answer Antenatal screening tests are carried out by amniocentesis or by chronic villus sampling.

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What is the purpose of antenatal testing?

These tests and exams are essential for protecting the health of a pregnant woman and her developing child.

Antenatal classes booked :D what to expect uk (updates aswell)?

I'm also in the UK.The format of your ante-natal classes will differ slightly depending on which NHS area you're in, but they all cover the same basic subjects. They'll look at recognising the sign... Read More »

What does effaced mean with regards to antenatal care?

The cervix dialates during the course of labor. This is measured in centimeters across (from 1 centimeter to 10 which is completely dialated.) In addition to opening up (dilatation), the cervix als... Read More »

What if I Have unprotected sex often and periods are usually normal I'm 17 years old I'm two weeks late Tests all say negative I Waited the 2-3 weeks to take the tests What is going on?

Something to understand about many of the at-home hCG, or pregnancy tests, is that while it's extremely rare to get a false positive on a quality test performed correctly, it is possible for a fals... Read More »