What Is The NIPT Test?

The ‘Non Invasive Prenatal Testing’ or NIPT is a screening test similar to the first trimester blood test ultrasound that measures the nuchal translucency thickness. These tests give parents a risk estimate; from that, you must then decide whether you want to proceed with a risky invasive procedure such as amniocentesis, a test which samples […]

Ultrasounds In Pregnancy

There is a lot of talk about the safety of ultrasounds during pregnancy and many baby forums provide information that is often untrue and can be misleading for pregnant women. Are scans safe? Ultrasound scans have been used in pregnancy for decades, and there’s no evidence that they are harmful, if used according to the […]