Medical Tests & Vaccinations - Pregnancy

Medical Tests & Vaccinations

There are many medical tests and vaccinations available to pregnant women. Many of these are optional procedures, offered to women dependent upon their particular circumstances and risk factors. Below, you will find articles to help you learn more about these tests and vaccinations, as well as any precautions to take or risks involved, to ensure you a happy and healthy pregnancy.
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The What, Why, and How of Down Syndrome

According to the National Down Syndrome Society, Down syndrome is the most common genetic condition, being that one in 691 children are born ...
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MaterniT21 Plus: Non-Invasive Fetal Genetic Testing

As opposed to other genetic tests that are invasive and considered relatively high risk procedures, MaterniT21 PLUS is nothing more than a blood ...
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Fetal Genetic Testing

Did you know? Parents-to-be with family histories of any genetic disorder can check their baby for carrier ...
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Pregnant? Consider Vaccinations as Protection

The buzz created about the swine flu has everyone concerned. If you are pregnant, you are probably even more concerned about keeping yourself ...
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What Pregnant Women Need to Know About Swine Flu – Risks, Statistics, Prevention, and Vaccination

A pregnant woman who suspects that she might have swine flu should call or see her doctor immediately. In fact, the CDC (Center for Disease ...
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Pregnancy Medical Tests … Should You Test?

Some people want to know everything. Some are more comfortable with just the basics. You will find that as you go through your pregnancy, your ...
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My brothers son was several months premmature, it was devastating. I was also pregnant as well, and I dont think I stopping crying for a month. He stayed in the hospital for so long I was worried he ...
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