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  • DNA Paternity Testing by GenTrace
    Accurate and private home DNA paternity testing and speciman collection kits guaranteeing 99.9 percent accuracy, results delivered in 5-8 business days.

  • DNA Paternity Test Kit
    World-Wide paternity offers in-home and legal DNA paternity testing. We are a caring company who knows how to properly handle difficult situations. We also offer prenatal paternity testing so you don't have to wait until the child is born to know who the father is.

  • Pregnancy Test Kits
    Home Pregnancy Test Kits and Ovulation Tests, also Ovulation Calendar Calculator - Dipstrip, Cassette and Midstream Ovulation and Pregnancy Tests for Home and Professional use.

  • Amniocentesis
    Find out everything you want to know about the amniocentesis procedure (prenatal testing).

  • Amniocentesis
    Amniocentesis is the removal of amniotic fluid via a needle inserted through the maternal abdomen into the uterus and amniotic sac, in order to gain information about the fetus. Amniocentesis can be used for the following types of tests...

  • At Home Pregnancy Tests
    Home Pregnancy Tests offers Low-Cost, Early Detection Pregnancy Tests and Ovulation Predictor Kits. Free Shipping and FDA-Approved.

  • BabyTech
    Babytech believes women everywhere should have access to the latest advances in birth control and family planning technology. We search the world for new products licensed by local health authorities that are not widely distributed and make them available for women like you.

  • Best Pregnancy Test
    Simple to understand information about pregnancy and the ovulation cycle. complete website for your pregnancy needs.

  • Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
    CVS is done at 10-11 weeks, and is done either transabdominally or transcervically depending on where the placenta is located (if it's on the front, a transabdominal approach can be used). It involves inserting a needle (abdominally) or a catheter (cervically) into the substance of the placenta but staying outside the amniotic sac.

  • Complete Fertility
    Professional Ovulation Predictor Kits, Home Pregnancy Tests, Lady-Q Saliva Testers and Basal Thermometers at discounted prices.

  • Development of the Embryo and Fetus
    Obstetricians count "weeks of pregnancy" from the first day of a woman's last menstrual cycle because there is often no way to determine exactly when conception occurred. Embryologists, however, typically describe the developing embryo or fetus by the number of weeks since conception. To determine the age of the unborn child since conception using this table, subtract two weeks.

  • Diagnostic vs Screening Tests
    Before these new screening tests are described, it is important to review the differences between Diagnostic and Screening Tests.

  • DNA Paternity Testing Specialists
    Paternity Testing Laboratory, AABB Accredited, Specialists in DNA Paternity Testing utilizing blood, buccal swabs. DNA Diagnostics Center offers accurate, affordable DNA Paternity testing worldwide.

  • Down's syndrome screening
    Down's syndrome (DS) is the commonest single cause of mental handicap in children of school age. It is caused by a change in one of the genes in the egg before it is fertilised by the sperm (at the time of conception). This is usually a completely random happening, though it is more common in older mothers. Throughout the world, the frequency of DS is about 3 per 2000 births.

  • Early Home Pregnancy Tests
    Online low-cost, early detection pregnancy tests and ovulation predictor kits ! ! !

  • Early Pregnancy Tests
    At Early Pregnancy Tests, we offer high-quality FDA-Approved tests that offer the highest degree of sensitivity available - so you get accurate results sooner. All our products are designed for convenient home testing - so they're always easy-to-use, reliable, and packaged discreetly to honor your privacy.

  • FETAL MONITORING
    Much detailed information about various aspects of fetal monitoring, prenatal testing.

  • First Trimester Tests
    Here are some tests you may undergo during the first trimester of your pregnancy.

  • Germaine Laboratories
    Germaine Laboratories, Inc. is a supplier of diagnostic test kits for pregnancy, ovulation, serology, and urinalysis. We specialize in rapid diagnostic tests and FDA approval. OEM and private label inquiries are welcome.

  • High Quality Pregnancy and Ovulation tests!
    High Quality Pregnancy and Ovulation tests! Excellent choice and prices.

  • Information About Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Testing
    What is AFP testing? Why is AFP testing called a screening test? What factors influence the results of the test? What fetal abnormalities can AFP testing help detect?...and much more.

  • Information About Chorionic Villi Sampling
    What is Chorionic Villi Sampling (CVS)? Why has CVS been recommended for me? What are the advantages and disadvantages of CVS? When is CVS not recommended?...and more.

  • Low Cost Pregnancy Tests
    We offer the LOWEST-COST Pregnancy & Ovulation Tests as well as pregnancy signs & symptoms, blood hCG levels, morning sickness help and more!

  • Maybe Mom
    Ovulation Predictor Test. Trying to get pregnant. Late Ovulation. Maybemom is an aid in the detection of ovulation (fertility period) during the female menstrual cycle.

  • Obstetrical Ultrasound
    Obstetrical Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis - a scientific approach.

  • Obstetric Ultrasound
    This procedure is reviewed by a physician with expertise in the area presented and is further reviewed by committees from the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), comprising physicians with expertise in several radiologic areas.

  • Obstetric Ultrasound FAQs
    Questions and answers about the ultrasound and prenatal testing.

  • One Step Home Pregnancy Test
    home pregnancy and fertility tests mailed to your home: LifeSign 1, a mid-stream urine pregnancy test and OvuSign, a 5-day kit which uses urine to predict ovulation.

  • Pregnancy Beta hCG Charts
    A chart listing the levels of hCG appropriate for which stage of pregnancy.

  • Pregnancy | Prenatal Tests
    Electronic Fetal Monitering plus other methods of checking up on your developing fetus.

  • Pregnancy Tests and Pregnancy Testing
    Craig Medical offers below wholesale pricing on home pregnancy, ovulation and drug screening tests. Now concerned parents can test for the five most abused drugs in the privacy of their home.

  • Prenatal Diagnosis: Amniocentesis and CVS
    Prenatal diagnosis is a way for your doctor to tell if your fetus has a problem such as Down syndrome. Amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS) are tests that help find genetic disorders before birth.

  • Prenatal screening
    There are several methods used in prenatal screening, these are usually used separately, and a number of factors are taken into account to determine which method should be used.

  • Prenatal Screening for Birth Defects/Ultrasound
    Lot's of information about the use of ultrasound to screen for birth defects.

  • Prenatal Screening for Genetic Disorders
    Prenatal screening helps determine whether a fetus might have a genetic disorder or birth defect. Technical advances have provided many different kinds of prenatal screening tests.

  • Prenatal Tests
    Many women undergo tests during pregnancy to check for birth defects, genetic disorders, and other problems. Prenatal testing and screening can be helpful in diagnosing problems, but the tests are not necessary for every pregnancy. Find out more here, and check with your healthcare provider about which tests, if any, are appropriate for you.

  • Prenatal Tests to Consider
    Fortunately, there are now several prenatal tests that can help reassure the majority of expectant parents that their babies are just fine. And when there is a possible problem, these tests give the couple time to go through counseling and make an informed decision about continuing the pregnancy.

  • Prenatal Ultrasound
    Ultrasound findings and Down syndrome Ultrasound and Spina Bifida Ultrasound of the placenta

  • Risk for Abnormal Chromosomes Following A Normal Genetic Ultrasound
    The following Tables list the risk for chromosomal abnormalities based upon maternal age and the new risk following a normal ultrasound study.

  • Scared of Amniocentesis?
    Please tell me what to expect from amniocentesis. I'm 34 and thinking about having the test with this pregnancy. Is it advisable? The idea of a big, long needle in my stomach gives me the willies!

  • Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria (pregnancy)
    Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria with urine culture is recommended for pregnant women at 12-16 weeks of gestation.

  • Screening for Rubella (pregnancy)
    Routine screening for rubella susceptibility by history of vaccination or by serology is recommended for all women of childbearing age at their first clinical encounter.

  • Screening Ultrasound
    Many patients have been referred for Routine Ultrasound Examination, in which the referring physician did not suspect the patient to be at increased risk for problems.

  • Second Trimester Tests
    Here are the prenatal tests you may face in the second trimester.

  • Testing in Pregnancy
    From the pregnancy test, to the ultrasound, AFP and other tests, here is a superb collection of information.

  • Tests and Procedures
    During your first obstetric appointment, your health-care provider should discuss a plan for future visits and lab tests with you, based on your personal medical situation. The frequency of visits may vary if you have any risk factors, a history of obstetrical difficulties, chronic health problems or, are expecting more than one child. Your clinician generally establishes a regular schedule of prenatal visits so your health and that of your developing baby can be carefully monitored. A normal singleton pregnancy schedule might be as follows...

  • The "non-stress" test (prenatal)
    Many women undergo tests during pregnancy to check for birth defects, genetic disorders, and other problems. Find out more here about the non-stress test (or NST), used in the third trimester to check how the baby is reacting to life in the womb.

  • Third Trimester Tests
    These tests are common in the third trimester...

  • Triple Marker Test
    Until recently, no screening tests were available to identify fetuses with Down syndrome in women less than 35 years of age. However, with the introduction of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein, followed by the addition of other blood markers, women less than 35 years of age can be screened for Down syndrome

  • Ultrasound in obstetrics
    Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology Guidelines, statements, opinions, evidence based medicine...a large, diverse information source.

  • Why Are We Using Electronic Fetal Monitoring?
    In the 1960s and 1970s, continuous electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) was introduced with the idea that it would help clinicians diagnose fetal hypoxia in time to prevent perinatal neurologic damage. By the early 1990s, more than 75 percent of the nation's birth attendants had switched from intermittent auscultation to EFM.


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