Mayo Clinic Health Library

Life stage

  • Amniocentesis

    Amniocentesis — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this prenatal test.

  • Biophysical profile

    Biophysical profile — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this prenatal test.

  • Chorionic villus sampling

    Chorionic villus sampling — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this early prenatal test.

  • Cordocentesis

    Cordocentesis — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this prenatal diagnostic test.

  • Dental exam

    Dental exam — Overview covers preparation and what to expect during a dental exam.

  • Dental exam for children

    Dental exam for children — Overview covers preparation and what to expect during pediatric dental exams.

  • Fetal fibronectin test

    Fetal fibronectin test — Overview covers risks, results of testing to rule out preterm labor.

  • Fetal ultrasound

    Fetal ultrasound provides a glimpse of your developing baby.

  • Fetal ultrasound

    A fetal ultrasound exam can give you a peek at your baby's profile and much more.

  • First trimester screening

    Find out what to expect during your first trimester screening.

  • Glucose challenge test

    Time for your glucose challenge test? Know how to prepare for this gestational diabetes screening.

  • Group B strep test

    A Group B strep test is a routine pregnancy screening. Understand the results.

  • Noninvasive prenatal testing

    Find out how noninvasive prenatal testing might benefit you and your baby.

  • Nonstress test

    Nonstress test — Overview covers definition and results of this prenatal test.

  • Quad screen

    What can a quad screen tell you about your baby? Get the facts.

  • Rh factor blood test

    Do you need an Rh factor blood test? Understand this blood test for pregnant women.