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Here are the prenatal tests that may be performed in the second trimester of your pregnancy: Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP) and multiple marker screening: One or the other is offered. Routine Tests. At each doctor visit, you continue to have urine testing to check for protein, sugar, and any signs of infection. The doctor or nurse checks your weight and blood pressure as well. Most pregnant people see their doctors every month for a prenatal checkup.
You may see your doctor more often if you have a preexisting health condition or. During the second trimester, you will probably be encouraged to take a so-called triple test, a blood test that checks three hormone and protein levels in your blood. It is quick and relatively painless, involving nothing more than giving a vial of blood.
A similar exam called the quad test. Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP) and multiple marker screening: You usually have one or the other during the second trimester. This test is an optional genetic screening test and as with. Amniocentesis may be done all by itself or may follow an abnormal first or second trimester genetic screening test or abnormal anatomy ultrasound.
How is it done? Using an ultrasound, the doctor locates the placenta and fetus. Second trimester screening (STS), also called quad screen or triple screen, is a test that can tell the chances that a pregnancy has Down syndrome (trisomy 21), trisomy 18, and open neural tube defects (ONTDs).STS is generally done between 15 and 22 weeks of the pregnancy, and consists of a blood draw taken from mom. A quad marker screening test is a blood test conducted during the second trimester. It can help your doctor learn if you’re increased risk of carrying a baby with Down syndrome, neural tube.
If you had a cell-free fetal DNA blood test during your first trimester, you may be offered more screening tests in your second trimester as well.) Your practitioner will also offer you amniocentesis, a test that can diagnose Down syndrome as well as other chromosomal abnormalities, genetic disorders, and neural tube defects. The quad screen is a second trimester blood test that measures the levels of four substances in your blood to tell you if your baby is at increased risk for Down syndrome and a few other conditions. If the results are “positive” you can have an amnio to tell you for sure about your.
List of related literature:
|from Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide|
|from Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth|
|from The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth|
|from Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing E-Book|
|from Hacker & Moore’s Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology E-Book|
|from Potter & Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing Australian Version E-Book|
|from Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia E-Book|
|from The 5-minute Obstetrics and Gynecology Consult|
|from Bratton’s Family Medicine Board Review|