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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. You don't have to have the tests, but it's important to understand what they are for.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Routine antenatal tests

Information on routine antenatal screening tests during pregnancy including weight and height, blood tests, infections, pap test, plus links to trusted resources.

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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 - Routine antenatal tests

There are a number of blood tests and other types of routine tests that will be offered to you during your pregnancy. These tests are designed to pick up certain illnessesor other possible problems such as anaemia.

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Pregnancy: blood tests, ultrasound & more | Raising Children Network

In pregnancy, youll be offered blood tests, ultrasound scans, urine tests and the GBS test. Find out when, why and how you have tests in pregnancy.

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Gestational diabetes: Q and A - myDr.com.au

Gestational diabetes is a temporary form of diabetes that happens during pregnancy.

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Pregnancy tests

If you suspect you are pregnant, you can get a pregnancy test done by a nurse or doctor or first do a home pregnancy test yourself with a kit bought from a pharmacy.

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Early signs of pregnancy

Information on the early signs of pregnancy including, feeling sick, tired, changes in breasts, pregnancy tests, plus links to trusted resources.

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Tests for you and your baby during pregnancy

Both you and your baby will undergo a number of different tests during your pregnancy.

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Pregnancy testing

A pregnancy test checks a woman’s blood or urine for the presence of a substance called human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). This is a hormone made by the placenta.

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