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Prenatal Diagnosis

Resource Type

Video - Parent


"This videotape gives patients background information about six prenatal tests. It gives an overview of each procedure and highlights the risks, limitations, and indications. The tests included are Maternal Serum Alpha-Fetoprotein, Triple Screen, Prenatal Ultrasound, Amniocentesis, Chorionic Vilkus Sampling and Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling. The tape includes interviews with individuals and couples who have undergone prenatal diagnosis. The interviews reassure patients that these procedures are helpful in making beneficial choices for their health as well as for the health of their babies. Includes a folder of ten detailed brochures: Prenatal Diagnosis/Options, Chromosomes and Genes, Genetic Counseling, Maternal Serum Alpha-Fetoprotein, Triple Screen, Ultrasound, Amniocentesis, Chorionic Villus Sampling, Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling, and Quick Reference Table of All Procedures." -Child Development Media, Inc.


All Ages

Age Groups

Infancy (<1)




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