At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To assess the risk of a pregnant woman's developing baby (fetus) having certain chromosome disorders; it is currently recommended for women at high risk of having babies with these disorders.
When to Get Tested?
During or after the 10th week of pregnancy when your health practitioner has determined that you are at an increased risk of having a baby with chromosomal abnormalities
A blood sample drawn from a vein in the mother's arm
Test Preparation Needed?