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    Prenatal Testing: Testing for Down syndrome and other chromosomal issues

    Around 11-13 weeks of the pregnancy a screening for Down’s syndrome is usually offered to all pregnant women. The test is known as the "first trimester screen" or nuchal translucency test. ... more »

    Ovulation Symptoms and Signs

    When trying to conceive, the single most important factor is finding out if and when you ovulate. ... more »

    Fertility 101: Lesson 10 - It Is All About Testing

    The 3 major tests for infertility are: Checking for Ovulation, Checking his spermcount (spermanalysis), Checking tubal patency (Hysterosalpingogra or Laparoscopy) ... more »

    Home Testing for Menopause

    FSH, or follicle stimulating hormone, values climb as a woman reaches menopause. The same levels can also climb because of normal menstrual cycle. ... more »

    Infertility Work-Up and Testing

    The essential infertility work-up and testing includes an assessment of his sperms, whether and when ovulation takes places, and if the fallopian tubes are open. ... more »

    When Do I Ovulate - Finding Out When and If You Ovulate

    Ovulation is the key factors in fertility and knowing the methods of finding out when and if you ovulate is important to improve fertility. ... more »

    Testing the OPK at the Right Time of Day

    It is important to start using the ovulation prediction kit at the right time during the menstrual cycle. It is important to start using the ovulation prediction kit at the right time during the men ... more »

    Infertility Tests for Men Sperm Count Sperm Analysis

    The spermcount  also known as sperm analysis, is the main male fertility test and it tests the ejaculate for sperm numbers, ejaculate volume, sperm motility, and sperm morphology. ... more »

    Paternity Testing and Cord Blood

    In cases where paternity testing needs to be completed as soon after birth as possible, the umbilical cord blood can be used in blood DNA paternity testing. ... more »

    How Accurate is Paternity Testing?

    Paternity testing is used to establish the biological paternal parent of a child. The paternity testing, like any other test, is close to 100% accurate but not completely 100%. ... more »

    How to Get Court Ordered Paternity Testing Done

    After a woman finds out she is pregnant or after she has a baby she may want to ask the suspected father to undergo paternity testing. ... more »

    HIV Testing In Pregnancy Accepted

    A recent study has proven beneficial for children born with HIV. During the study, women were counseled on the importance of HIV testing before the birth of their child in order to establish their HIV status and begin immediate treatment for the child post birth. ... more »

    hCG Levels and Sex of the Fetus

    Women carrying a female fetus had significantly higher hCG levels than women who carried a male fetus. ... more »

    Infertility Testing

    On your first visit to an infertility specialist there are several procedures and questions that are routine. ... more »

    Infertility Testing - Female

    Infertility testing for women addresses several issues involving ovulation, eggs, uterus, cervix, and fallopian tubes ... more »

    Female Infertility Tests and Testing

    If pregnancy does not happen as expected, or there are are issues, both male and female partners need to get tested for fertility. ... more »

    Fertility Tests And Testing For Women And Men

    Infertility testing usually consists of several stepwise tests to detect and then treat causes of infertility. It usually takes less than 6 weeks to find out the causes of infertility. ... more »

    When Should I Get Tested After Several Miscarriages

    Testing is generally a good idea for what doctors define as recurrent miscarriages. ... more »