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Prenatal Testing Basics - Blood Work in Pregnancy
Jul 2, 2014 ... Blood work can be done to detect a number of issues with mom or baby. Prenatal testing can be scary if you don't know what's going on.
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What Is a Blood Pregnancy Test in Early Pregnancy?
May 16, 2014 ... A blood pregnancy tests will look for hCG in your blood. hCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, is a hormone secreted in pregnancy and ...
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/questionsabouttests/f/bloodpregnancytest.htm
Glucose Tolerance Testing (GTT) in Pregnancy
May 16, 2014 ... Many women will have it routinely in pregnancy. ... This test can be done fasting or non-fasting, with blood drawn from finger sticks or from your ...
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/prenataltests/a/gtttest.htm
Prenatal Genetic Testing for Cystic Fibrosis - About.com
Jun 10, 2014 ... Prenatal genetic tests can detect cystic fibrosis in your unborn child, but ... Once the cells are collected they are sent to a lab, grown in a culture, ...
http://cysticfibrosis.about.com/od/pregnancyandcf/a/prenataltest.htm
Using Maternal Blood for Prenatal Genetic Testing
A simple blood test of a pregnant woman can now identify fetal genetic abnormalities that can produce conditions such as Down's Syndrome. How was this ...
http://biotech.about.com/od/investinginbiotech/a/The-Fight-To-Use-Maternal-Blood-For-Prenatal-Testing.htm
hCG levels - Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss - About.com
In very early pregnancy, doctors may use serial quantitative hCG blood tests to compare levels of hCG over two to three days. This is a common means of ...
http://miscarriage.about.com/od/diagnosingpregnancyloss/p/hcgbloodtest.htm
Rh Factor in Pregnancy - About Pregnancy and Childbirth
May 16, 2014 ... We don't often give much thought to the blood work of early pregnancy. Many of us never hear another word about those droplets given in the ...
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/rhfactor/a/Rh-Factor-in-Pregnancy.htm
Your First Prenatal Care Appointment
Jul 2, 2014 ... The doctor or midwife appointments that you have in pregnancy are called ... Pelvic Exam; Pap Smear; Breast Exam; Blood Work · Pregnancy ...
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Recurrent Miscarriages Testing - Pregnancy Loss
Jun 6, 2014 ... Miscarriage/Pregnancy Loss Categories ... When doctors do test progesterone, the test usually involves a blood draw a week after ovulation, ...
http://miscarriage.about.com/od/testingforcauses/a/recurmisctests.htm
triple or quad screen blood test - Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss
Mar 27, 2009 ... The triple or quadruple (quad) screening blood test is a prenatal test that doctors offer women in the second trimester of pregnancy. Although ...
http://miscarriage.about.com/od/pregnancyafterloss/p/screening.htm
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