...During your pregnancy, you'll receive several tests. Some are repeated at nearly every visit... problems. According to the March of Dimes in White Plains, NY, all women are tested for: Anemia. It can... diseases like syphilis and hepatitis B, which can harm babies. You'll likely be offered an HIV test too...
... the secondtest will be diagnosed with gestational diabetes.
Gestational diabetes can be controlled by diet...Glucose screening is usually done between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy. If the test, which screens... for gestational diabetes, reveals elevated levels of blood glucose (sugar), a glucose tolerance test is then given...
... Simpson, and some insurance companies may not cover it. A secondtrimester blood test between 15 and 20... of Canavan disease, cystic fibrosis, familial dysautonomia and Tay-Sachs disease
First and secondtrimester... screenings
With a blood test and ultrasound in your first trimester between 11 and 13 weeks, doctors can...
Your baby begins as a tiny cluster of cells, but during the nine-month process of pregnancy she becomes an amazing baby with facial features, a beating heart and kicking legs. Find out what's happening with baby's development week by week.
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We've partnered with the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine (AIUM), Johns Hopkins, and the March of Dimes to create this unique peak into Baby's development inside the womb. These images reveal all the intricate details of your baby's growth -- from a collection of cells to a full-term newborn. While most women may only receive one or two ultrasounds during pregnancy, which is normal, this slideshow of the 2nd trimester of pregnancy gives you a look at each week of development.