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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 in the first trimester of pregnancy.

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Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis is a diagnostic test carried out during pregnancy to assess whether the baby has an abnormality or serious health condition.

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Pregnancy at week 10

Think about the prenatal screening tests you might have, and whether you want a dating scan to confirm your due date.

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Screening for Down syndrome

Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder affecting 1 in 1,100 babies. Screening tests for Down syndrome are routinely offered to pregnant women.

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What is prenatal screening?

Prenatal screening won’t tell you if your baby has a health condition, but it can assess the risk. Learn more here about deciding whether to have a prenatal screening test.

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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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Check-ups, tests and scans available during your pregnancy

Antenatal care includes several check-ups, tests and scans, some of which are offered to women as a normal part of antenatal care in Australia. Learn more here.

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NIPT - non-invasive prenatal testing - Lab Tests Online AU

Learn about why, when and how NIPT testing is done

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Pregnancy - prenatal tests - Better Health Channel

A range of tests is available to pregnant women to confirm pregnancy and monitor the baby's development in the womb.

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Understanding Genetic Testing — Centre for Genetics Education

Understanding Genetic Testing Genetic testing may be considered for many different reasons and should always be discussed with a health professional

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