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Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)

Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a test carried out during pregnancy, where a sample of cells is taken from the placenta to detect genetic defecets in an unborn baby.

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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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Nuchal translucency scan

A nuchal translucency scan is part of the ultrasound scan that may give an indication of chromosomal abnormality. Learn more about how and when it is performed.

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What is Down syndrome?

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder characterised by mental and developmental impairments.

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Pregnancy at week 12

By week 12, your baby is the size of a plum but fully formed, with their organs, muscles, limbs and bones in place.

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Being pregnant after 40

There are a few extra things you need to know if you are pregnant over the age of 40.

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Chorionic Villous Sampling - InsideRadiology

InsideRadiology provides free and easily accessible, accurate, up to date and credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures.

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Rhesus Antibodies Test | HealthEngine Blog

>What is a Rhesus antobodies test? Rhesus antibodies (Rh Ab's) is a blood test to determine whether a woman has produced antibodies to the Rhesus antigen. This has important implications for pregnancy and the wellbeing of the unborn foetus.

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Down syndrome in children: a guide | Raising Children Network

Down syndrome causes intellectual disability and other challenges. Early intervention can help children with Down syndrome reach their full potential.

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