You'll be offered a first trimester screening between 11 and 14 weeks. The results of an ultrasound and blood test combine to evaluated the risk that your baby has Down syndrome, trisomy 18 or trisomy 13.
If you're not sure when you became pregnant, your midwife or doctor could suggest a dating ultrasound. Don't forget to ask for a copy of your "baby's first picture!" It makes a great memento.
You might have been to your clinic for the official pregnancy test, but today will be your first official prenatal appointment. Our prenatal appointment planner can help you get ready.
Here's what you need to know to protect yourself and your baby from influenza, an illness that can lead to serious complications, including pneumonia.
Get ready for National Influenza Vaccination Week! NIVW is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance and benefit of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond.
The flu vaccination can not only protect you but your unborn child as well! The new finding also suggests there is no increased risk of miscarriage associated with the shot.
It's easy to "fear the worst" following an inconclusive ultrasound result. If you're in this situation we hope this article will encourage and help you understand what an 'inconclusive" ultrasound means.