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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.

Medical Tests & Vaccinations - Pregnancy
Managing Pregnancy Medical Tests

The pregnancy test was positive. Are you feeling surprised, excited, ...
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Glucose Screen and Tolerance Tests

For the test, you will be asked to drink a sweet liquid containing glucose, ...
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Biophysical Profile (BPP)

While you are pregnant, your doctor may order a variety of tests that evaluate the ...
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Ultrasound Testing

Ultrasound machines use very high frequency sound waves emitted from a transducer which ...
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Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus Sampling

Would you like to know if the baby in your uterus is healthy? If you are like most ...
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Alpha-Fetoprotein Testing

Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a substance produced by the liver of the ...
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