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  1. Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
    this is the aspiration of sample of chorionic villus tissue at 8-12 weeks of gestation.
  2. Amniocentesis
    this involve the aspiration of amniotic fluid through the needle inserted through the abdominal and uterine wall.
  3. Fern test
    to detect leakage of amniotic fluid.
  4. Nitrazine test
    also use to detect the presence of amniotic fluid leakage
  5. A reactive test and non reactive
    indicates a healthy fetus. and (abnormal) is characterize by no increase(no acceleration) or acceleration of less than 15 beat per minute
  6. Negative contraction test is a
    normal result
  7. Estriol level
    involves 24 hrs measurement of maternal serum level of estriol.
  8. Biophysical Profile (BPP)-- this is a method of
    determining fetal well-being by combining ultrasound and Non Stress Test (NST).
  9. ultrasound is used to measure 5 criteria under BPP. They are:
    • 1.Fetal breathing movement
    • 2.Fetal body movement
    • 3.Muscles tone
    • 4.Fetal heart rate
    • 5.Amniotic fluid volume
  10. Ambivalence
    both parents may be undecided about the pregnancy because of fear and anxiety associated with the pregnancy.
  11. Syncope
    dizziness on rising form sitting or lying position.

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