Prenatal Test: First Trimester Screening for Parents
The first trimester screening (or first trimester screen) includes a blood test and an ultrasound exam. It's done to see if a fetus is at risk for a chromosomal abnormality or birth defect.
Prenatal Tests: First Trimester for Parents
Find out what tests may be offered to you during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Prenatal Test: Ultrasound for Parents
A prenatal ultrasound is a safe and painless test that shows a baby's shape and position. It can be done in the first, second, or third trimester of pregnancy.
Your Pregnancy - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Advice on taking care of you, and your baby-to-be!
Prenatal Test: Multiple Marker Test for Parents
The multiple marker test is a blood test done to screen for neural tube defects and chromosomal disorders.
Taking Care of Your Body - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Taking care of yourself is an important part of having a healthy pregnancy.
Preparing for Parenthood - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
What you need to know before your little bundle arrives.
Prenatal Tests: Second Trimester for Parents
Find out what tests may be offered to you during weeks 13 through 26 of pregnancy.
Medical Tests & Exams - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.
Whether you just found out that you're expecting or your due date is fast approaching, find out what you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth, and preparing for parenthood.