Category Archives: prenatal diagnosis

Now Offering Advanced Genetic Testing


  Beginning September 1, 2015, Boston Maternal Fetal Medicine will now be offering advanced genetic testing through Good Start Genetics.

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Noninvasive Prenatal Testing vs. The Combined First Trimester Screen: What do I do?

Since the introduction of the first commercially-available Noninvasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) in 2011, there has been controversy over how best to perform aneuploidy screening in our patients. The Combined First Trimester Screening test, which employs measurement of the nuchal translucency combined with determination of the Learn More

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NIH Consensus Panel Rejects the One-Step Test for Gestational Diabetes Screening: A Missed Opportunity

A National Institute of Health Consensus panel convened last month to consider whether to recommend adoption of the one step, 2 hour glucose screening test proposed by The International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) or to join ACOG in backing continuation of Learn More

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