Amniocentesis (Amniocentese) During Pregnancy

The fetus develops during pregnancy in the uterus in about 9 months. Inside the uterus the embryo is surrounded by fluid. Amniotic fluid or amniotic fluid makes it possible for a fetus to float and move inside the uterus.


Amniotic fluid also works shock absorber and protects the fetus from damage and helps to maintain a constant temperature in the uterus.


Amniotic fluid test is offered to pregnant women who develop special risk factors during pregnancy, or who have a familial background with hereditary diseases. Amniotic fluid can be examined for chromosomal error and some other inherited diseases. You should be aware that a normal chromosome response is not a guarantee of giving birth to a normal child.


The procedure is done by financedns first with ultrasound examines how the fetus is. (Use of ultrasound throughout the villus sample, so you can keep up with all the time, where both the fetus and the needle is located.) Then insert a long, thin needle into the uterus and into the amniotic fluid in a safe distance from the fetus, and approximately 30 ml of amniotic fluid is pulled out. After the procedure is complete, will foster the activity be checked with ultrasound in a short period of time.

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