What is prenatal screening?
Prenatal screening won't tell you if your baby has a health condition, but it can assess your risk. Learn more here about deciding whether to have a p...
Pregnancy checkups, screenings and scans
Knowing what check-ups, screenings and scans to have and when to have them during your pregnancy is important information for every pregnant woman.
Genetic carrier screening
Screening for carrier status is a blood test to see if you carry genes that are linked to certain health conditions. Learn more about this test here.
Genetic counselling may be recommended for people who have a history of hereditary disorders. Find out if counselling can be helpful and what to expec...
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
A non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) is a sensitive test to screen for Down syndrome and some other chromosomal disorders early in pregnancy.
Screening for Down syndrome
Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that affects 1 in 1,00 babies. Find out about the screening and diagnostic tests that can detect the condition...
Nuchal translucency scan
A nuchal translucency scan is an ultrasound scan that helps in estimating your risk of having a baby with chromosomal abnormality. Learn how the test ...
A morphology (or anomaly) scan will likely be offered to you at 18-20 weeks of your pregnancy. Learn about what it can tell you and how it is performe...
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a test done during pregnancy to detect genetic abnormality in an unborn baby by sampling cells from the placenta.
Amniocentesis is a diagnostic test, done during pregnancy, to assess whether the baby has an abnormality or serious health condition. Find out what’s ...