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Prenatal testing: Beyond Ultrasound

Prenatal testing:  Beyond Ultrasound Most pregnant women in the United States are subjected to a multitude of tests that may or may not be truly medically necessary.  Always ask “how does this benefit me and my baby?” and “what will be done with this information?” It turns out that common prenatal tests are not necessarily safe, or for that matter, necessary. Many tests introduce additional worry, don’t necessarily improve outcomes, and aren’t particularly accurate.  Educate yourself, schedule an extended appointment with your care provider, ask specific questions, and wait for educated...

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