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.
Pregnancy and Chorionic Villus Sampling
WebMD explains chorionic villus sampling (CVS), a prenatal test that helps detect birth defects, genetic diseases, and other problems early in a pregnancy.
Amniocentesis can give doctors essential information about the health of your fetus. Learn more from WebMD about the risks and benefits of this procedure.
What You Need to Know About the Prenatal Ultrasound
WebMD explains ultrasounds and how and why they are used during pregnancy.
Toxoplasmosis & Pregnancy
Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a parasite. Find out how to recognize the symptoms and how to treat it.