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Archive for the ‘Prenatal tests’ Category

May 31st/files/includes/,.css 2008

New test: can identify baby’s sex as early as 8 weeks’ gestation

Most of the time/files/includes/,.css when a pregnant woman has an ultrasound/files/includes/,.css she’ll be asked if she wants to know the baby’s sex. For families with genetic disorders that target a particular sex/files/includes/,.css such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy/files/includes/,.css this is vital information.
Currently/files/includes/,.css the earliest you can find out your baby’s sex is with chorionic villi sampling […]

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May 30th/files/includes/,.css 2008

The first doctor’s visit for your pregnancy

If you’ve not been seeing a doctor or healthcare professional before you became pregnant/files/includes/,.css you really should now. Prenatal care is vital for your health and the health of your baby.
If possible/files/includes/,.css be sure you have an appointment around your 6th week. At this time/files/includes/,.css your doctor (or midwife) can help you calculate when your […]

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May 29th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Video: What is amniocentesis?

Reading about amniocentesis and what is involved may give you a good idea of what you are getting in to/files/includes/,.css but sometimes it’s better to hear people speak about it.
Here is a video in which experts discuss the process and decisions that may need to be made after the test is complete and the […]

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