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PrenaTest® can be performed starting at week 9+0 of pregnancy

On the following pages you will find detailed answers to many questions regarding the PrenaTest®. Please note that they do not replace the consultation with your responsible doctors in order to decide whether the test is appropriate for you.

Should I have the PrenaTest® performed?

You and your doctor will decide together whether the PrenaTest® is appropriate for you. Well over twenty thousand women have already undergone the PrenaTest®. They decide to undergo the blood test due to their age or because they had concerns following other positive test results. Many women also have the PrenaTest® performed because they simply have concerns that their child could be affected by a chromosome disorder.

 

Approx.
55%

… of pregnant women, who have PrenaTest® performed, are over 35 years of age.

Approx.
29%

… of the women displayed anomalies in the ultrasound or at a blood test within the scope of the first trimester screening.

Approx.
13%

… of the women who took the PrenaTest® were inspired by a psychological need for security.

From which week of pregnancy can I undergo the PrenaTest®?

You can generally undergo the PrenaTest® after the ninth week of pregnancy has been completed (week 9+0 since LMP). However, our experience shows that it is generally performed in connection with an ultrasound, that is, generally starting in the 12th week of pregnancy. Discuss with your doctor when the PrenaTest® would be most advisable for you personally.

 

In which week of pregnancy is the PrenaTest® performed?

 

 

I’m expecting twins. Can I have the PrenaTest® performed anyway?

Yes. The PrenaTest® can be performed in the case of twin pregnancies. The price of the PrenaTest® is still the same.

 

I am pregnant following infertility treatment. Can I have the PrenaTest® performed?

Yes. The PrenaTest® can be used without any limitations following infertility treatment, including after egg donation.

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