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how do they do a ultra screen nuchal translucency prenatal screen

i went to the doctor today and the told me go and get this test done because i have had a miscarrage before we was wondering what are the side affect and how do they do it

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mommy2be5132009

Asked by mommy2be5132009 at 10:47 PM on Jun. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • It is done by a combination of blood work and an ultrasound specifically looking at the fluid accumulation behind the babies neck.

    There are no side effects to having the ultrasound done (aside from a belly covered in goop!)

    http://www.geneticstesting.com/patient_info/ultrascreen_patient.htm

    That site will help you a lot (I hope!)
    CarolynBarnett

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 10:51 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

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