First Trimester Tests

You will go through a slew of first trimester tests including ultrasounds, blood tests, urine tests, and more. Here we'll get you ready and tell you what to expect when you visit the doctor in the first trimester.

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What Happens When You Get a RhoGAM Shot

During your pregnancy, you'll need to know if you have the rhesus protein. If not, you might get a RhoGAM shot. Here's how it works.

What is Rhesus Disease and How Does it Affect Pregnancy?

If you don’t have the “Rh factor” in your blood, you risk having a baby with rhesus disease (Rh disease). Here’s what you need to know about being Rh-negative in pregnancy.

NIPT: A Crash Course in Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Here's what you need to know about the noninvasive prenatal genetic screening test that has doctors, researchers, and parents excited.

Testing for Rh Type During Pregnancy

An Rh test can determine whether you have Rh-positive or Rh-negative blood. Read on to learn why testing for Rh factor is important during pregnancy.

Early Pregnancy Tests: What Is Chorionic Villus Sampling?

Learn about Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS), and why it's one of the first tests you'll get after getting pregnant.

Everything You Need to Know About First Trimester Prenatal Tests

From blood draws to urine tests to ultrasounds, early prenatal testing is often overwhelming for parents-to-be. Read up on the options before your next appointment.

More First Trimester Tests

First Trimester Tests

Towards the end of your first trimester, your doctor will recommend prenatal screenings to can help determine whether your child has any chromosomal abnormalities.

Prenatal Testing Basics: Urinalysis

What it is, who has it, when, why, and what it tells you.