Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs when an individual has an extra copy of chromosome 21. It results in physical and intellectual disabilities.
Congenital Malformations (Birth Defects) in Newborns: What to Expect
Congenital malformations are birth defects that occur while the baby is developing in the womb. It can involve any part, including the heart, brain, and limbs.
What Types of Tests are Done in Pregnancy?
The types of tests that are done in pregnancy are blood test, urine test, ultrasound, prenatal screening, cervical screening, and fetal assessment.
Chorionic villus sampling: What is it, and what are the benefits?
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a prenatal test that is used to detect genetic disorders in the baby, usually performed between 10 and 12 weeks of pregnancy.
How to Perform a Nonstress Test: The Ultimate Guide
A nonstress test (NST) is a prenatal test used to check the well-being of the unborn baby. During an NST, the baby's heart rate and movements are monitored.
Prenatal Testing: What You Need to Know
Prenatal tests are used to screen for or diagnose certain conditions that can affect a developing baby and conditions can be genetic, chromosomal, or hormonal.
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