What kinds of tests are done during my pregnancy?

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Glucose tolerance test
A glucose tolerance test (GTT) is done at 28 weeks to check for diabetes of pregnancy. It’s very important that you follow the instructions so that the test result is accurate!

Alpha fetal protein
An AFP blood test is done at 18 weeks to check for spina bifida, and Down syndrome.

Salina Women's Clinic doctors recommend that you have two sonograms at 18 and 28 weeks. We offer BabyView 4-D sonograms, utilizing the latest in fetal imaging. Please make sure that you visit with Karen or Jennifer to confirm that your insurance will pay for the sonograms (if they are for routine screening purposes, some insurance companies will not).

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