Early & Optimal Screening Ensures A Happy & Peaceful Pregnancy
Facilities at CIMS Hospital for High Risk Pregnancy Care
The major purpose of prenatal screening is to check for Down’s Syndrome in the baby. This is done by a combination of ultrasound and blood tests which is known as Combined Screening
Yes, we do have on-call staff available for emergencies. Urgent care centers are a relatively new addition to the healthcare industry that have helped to benefit both community medical services and patients.
A maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) subspecialist is an ObGyn physician who has completed an additional two to three years of education and training. MFM subspecialists are high-risk pregnancy experts. For pregnant women with chronic health problems, MFM subspecialists work to keep the woman as healthy as possible while her body changes and her baby grows. MFM subspecialists also care for women who face unexpected problems that develop during pregnancy, such as early labor, bleeding, or high blood pressure.
Down’s Syndrome (Trisomy 21) is the most commonly occurring chromosomal abnormality. It is caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome number 21 in the cells of developing baby.
It must be clearly understood that the results represent risk and not diagnostic outcomes. A High Risk requires further diagnostic test. Tests like Amniocentesis.
It is a blood test which determines the presence of free fetal DNA in maternal blood. This fetal DNA when analyzed, gives us an estimate of the risk of the baby having Down’s Syndrome.