Category Archives: prenatal screening

Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

When the estimated weight of your fetus is less than the 10th percentile it may be termed growth restricted (see the end of this post for a definition to help visualize the percentile measurement). Using the 10th percentile as a cutoff to define intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) must Learn More

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Screening for Down Syndrome and Other Chromosomal Abnormalities

“Do you want Down syndrome screening?” This question, which I ask my patients every day, is straightforward; the answer can be anything but. Testing options are better than ever, and are available very early in the pregnancy. But the choice women make about whether or Learn More

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