Accuracy of early pregnancy dating scans
It's important to remember that discussing prenatal tests can be simple or incredibly complicated, depending on the degree of detail that is needed and the point under discussion.This FAQ is NOT intended to be a full explanation of all the intricacies of taking and interpreting various prenatal tests, but rather a discussion of them as they pertain to large women.
Conversely, it is also your right to request certain tests if they are important to you. Research the issues carefully so that you make an informed choice, and then either request or decline the test, based on your individual needs and values.
Prenatal testing has certain advantages and in some situations can be a great help.
Kmom uses certain types of prenatal testing herself, and under certain circumstances, might choose to use other types too.
Kmom's own experiences with prenatal testing (detailed in the FAQs) have largely been negative, and she is certainly strongly concerned that so many women enter into these tests without really considering what they are doing beforehand.
Part of the purpose of this FAQ is to help women understand the scenarios they might face should their screening test come back positive for possible problems.