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Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)

Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a test done during pregnancy, where a sample of cells from the placenta is used to check for genetic conditions.

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What is a congenital disorder?

Congenital disorder, also known as congenital disease or birth defects, are conditions present from birth. Find out more about congenital disorders.

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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.

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Morphology scan

You will be offered a morphology scan at week 18 to 22 of pregnancy. Learn what a morphology scan can tell you and how this ultrasound test is done.

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Routine antenatal tests

During pregnancy, you'll be offered various blood tests and ultrasound scans. Find out what each test can tell you about you and your baby's health.

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Prenatal screening (genetic screening in pregnancy)

Prenatal screening tests assess the chance of some medical problems your baby may have. Your healthcare provider can help decide if they're a good idea.

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Trying for pregnancy after 35

If you’re over 35 and trying for a baby, there are a few things to think about.

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Being pregnant after 40

Being pregnant is an exciting time. But when you’re over the age of 40, there are a few extra things you need to think about.

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Genetic counselling

Genetic counselling may be recommended for people who have a history of hereditary disorders. Find out when genetic counselling can be helpful and what to expect.

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Screening for Down syndrome

Down syndrome is a common chromosomal disorder. Find out about the screening and diagnostic tests to detect the condition before your baby is born.

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