Pregnancy Tests Directory
From the time you find out you're pregnant to the time you have your baby, there are many tests that will help your doctor be sure you and the baby are healthy. They include ultrasounds, blood tests, and for some mothers, birth defects testing. From the first trimester to delivery, get the information you need about prenatal tests. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about which tests are given during pregnancy and much more.
Your Guide to Prenatal Testing
What to expect from ultrasounds, blood tests, and other prenatal exams.
Pregnancy and the Quad Marker Screen
WebMD tells you why you might choose to have a quad marker screen, a blood test used during pregnancy that may reveal birth defects in the baby.
AFP Blood Test During Pregnancy
The level of alpha-fetoprotein in a pregnant woman can show if her baby may have birth defects. It's part of a triple or quad screen. Find out more about this test.
What Is a Coombs Test?
The Coombs test checks your blood for antibodies that attack red blood cells. It can help prevent and diagnose problems. Find out how it's used and what it means.