Prenatal tests and ultrasound [electronic resource] / Elizabeth Crabtree Burton, Richard L. Luciani.
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- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Facts (Oxford, England)
The facts series
1 online resource (136 p.)
- Prenatal diagnosis -- Popular works.
Obstetrics -- Diagnosis.
- Electronic books.
- You've discovered that you or someone you care about is pregnant. After that initial rush of excitement, you start to have a lot of questions. Is the baby healthy? Is he or she growing well? From the moment a woman suspects that she is pregnant, the testing begins, and so do the questions. Can she trust the home pregnancy test kits? When is it time to go to the doctor or midwife? After coming to terms with the fact that pregnancy has occurred, the next step is often to worry aboutwhether everything is progressing normally. With this book, expectant parents will find a clear timeline and explan
- Cover; Contents; Glossary of terms; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; Y; 1 Diagnosing pregnancy; 2 Genetic screening of the parents; 3 Genetic screening of the fetus; 4 Genetic testing of the fetus; 5 General prenatal testing; 6 Explaining ultrasound; 7 Early first trimester ultrasound; 8 The nuchal translucency scan: 11-13 weeks; 9 The anatomy scan: 18-20 weeks; 10 Third trimester ultrasound and NST; 11 Options if an abnormality is found; 12 More frequently asked questions; Appendix: Additional websites; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S
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- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Luciani, Richard L.
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