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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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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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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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Checkups, scans and tests during pregnancy

Handy infographic that shows what you can expect at each antenatal appointment during your pregnancy.

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Questions to ask your doctor about tests and scans

Questions to ask your doctor about the tests and scans you will be offered during your pregnancy.

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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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RANZCOG - Prenatal Screening for Chromosomal and Genetic Conditions

The principle of screening is to offer a safe, accessible test to identify women with an increased chance of having a baby affected by a chromosomal or genetic condition.

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Pregnancy and prenatal testing - Lab Tests Online AU

Pregnancy is the period of time when a fetus develops inside a woman's uterus and ends with the birth of the infant. The following pages contain information on some tests related to pregnancy that may be performed either to diagnose existing problems or screen for potential problems.

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