What disorders and defects can amniocentesis detect? What factors would put me at increased risk of having a baby with a genetic abnormality or disorder? What is the risk of miscarriage from ...
Upside: Excellent detail on what you need to know about an amnio
Downside: Click to see entire article on a page
Definition How the Test is Performed How to Prepare for the Test How the Test Will Feel Why the Test is Performed
Upside: Good illustrations and details about amnio
Downside: Limited depth of information
Highlights What is amniocentesis? What disorders and defects can amniocentesis detect? What factors would put me at increased risk of having a baby with a genetic abnormality or disorder? What is the ...
Upside: Detailed article on amniocentesis including risks and decision-making
Downside: Click on 'See all on one page' to reduce clicking
I am almost 37 weeks preggo and have gestational diabetes. We are inducing labor in a couple days but my doctor is having me do an amniocentesis to check lung maturity. I was just wondering if anyone ...
Upside: Answers to user generated question on having an amnio late in pregnancy
Downside: Range of various answers
I am 35 years old and pregnant with my first child. I have been told by my health care provider that there is no real point to me having initial blood tests to determine Downs syndrome as my age will ...
Upside: Q&A on having an amnio during pregnancy
Downside: Busy page
Occasionally, a series of comments are left that leave me feeling quite disturbed. Included below is such a series received over the past few weeks, and to which I responded, that tell a story all by ...
Upside: Very good summary of various comments about the risks of amnio including mention of EIF
Downside: Cluttered page