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Amniocentsis

Prenatal test to see the presence of over 100 congenital problems

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Chronic villus sampline (C.V.S.)

Procedure to find any abnormalities of the unborn

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Ultrasound

Test that sound waves bounce off of the fetus in order to produce an image of the fetus

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Stillbirth

Loss of fetus after 20 weeks of pregnancy

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Miscarriage

Expulsion of the baby before 20 weeks of pregnancy

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Pre-term birth

Delivery before 37 weeks of pregnancy

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Congenital problem

Phisical or biochemical problem that is noticeable after birth

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Fetal alcohol syndrome (F.A.S.)

Group of symptoms that happens to a infant when there mother drinks during pregnancy.

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Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (A.I.D.S.)

Disease caused by H.I.V.

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Sexualy transmitted disease (S.T.D.)

Infections/diseases passed though sexual intercourse

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Pregnancy-induced hypertension (P.I.H.)

Having high blood pressure during pregnancy

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Diabetes

Disorder caused by the body being Unavailable to use sugar properly

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Rh factor

Protein substance found in red blood cells

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Low birthweights

When a baby is born and weights less than 5.5 pounds

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Premature

When a baby is born to soon

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Environmental factors

Factors caused by a person's surroundings

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Obstetricians

Doctor's that specializes in pregnancy and birth