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Prenatal Testing: Common Tests During Pregnancy

From the moment a woman finds out she is pregnant until the baby is born, many prenatal tests must be conducted to ensure the mother and child are both healthy. Pap Smear An initial pelvic exam, or pap smear, is done to check for gonorrhea, chlamydia, vaginosis and for any abnormal cells indicating cervical cancer. These conditions can affect the health of both mother and baby and must be detected as soon as possible to […]