>
>
>
Second Trimester
Amniocentesis: the lowdown
Article in images

Get your facts

 
Get your facts

Before you say yes or no to anything, ask your doctor everything you want to know to reassure yourself. Doctors have to give you all the necessary information about amniocentresis, the procedure (how it's carried out and why, how long it takes) and the potential consequences (risks and precautions to take).

If you decide to have screening and you're clued up about it, you'll be relaxed and confident, so make sure you get your facts beforehand.

Before the amniocentesis, you need to sign a consent form to state that you'rve been informed about what it entails.




  
  


Sarah Horrocks
18/10/2008
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Winnie Harlow: Model, Activist & All Round Babe52 Manicure Ideas Perfect For Autumn/Winter Nails
44 Pinterest Worthy Home Offices To Inspire The Girl Boss In YouNext Week's Eastenders Spoilers
Latest… 17/11/2017
Guides
Videos
Weight gain during pregnancy
Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy | First Signs Of Pregnancy
Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy: The Effects On Your Baby
First signs of teething: How to spot and soothe
See all Parenting guides
The Beautiful Moment A Father Breastfeeds His Baby
See all Parenting videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...