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Tests during pregnancy

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Blood tests during pregnancy

Find out more on the blood tests you be offered during your pregnancy.

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Checkups, scans and tests during pregnancy

Handy infographic that shows what you can expect at each antenatal appointment during your pregnancy.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Screening tests during pregnancy (checking your baby's health before birth)

Some prenatal tests are offered to all women as part of routine care in pregnancy

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Pregnancy tests - ultrasound - Better Health Channel

Ultrasound is used during pregnancy to check the baby's development and to help pick up any abnormalities.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Routine antenatal tests - tests done during your pregnancy

There are a number of blood tests and other types of routine tests that will be offered to you during your pregnancy

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Confirming your pregnancy

There are several ways to find out if you are in fact pregnant: a blood test; a home pregnancy urinetest; a urine test or internal examination by your doctor

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Group B Streptococcus infection during pregnancy

It is normal to have a large number of different bacteria growing in the vagina of a healthy woman

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Pregnancy tests

Find out how a home pregnancy test work.

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Pregnancy Test | myVMC

Pregnancy test: A pregnancy test is used to determine if a woman is pregnant. This is done by analysing a sample of a woman's urine or blood for the presence of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG).

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Pregnancy test - Lab Tests Online AU

Approximately two weeks after conception, a human chorionic gonadatropin (hCG) hormone is produced by the developing placenta and can be detected in urine and in blood

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