Stories tagged with: testing

October 22, 2010 - 5:56pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Pregnant women can expect to undergo a variety of testing. OB/GYN Dr. Robert Aepli gives his patients a round of blood testing when they're around 15 weeks pregnant.

"We do a complete blood count, we check a patient's blood type and RH factor. We check to see if you're immune to German measles and we also do hepatitis, HIV, and serology testing to rule out Syphilis," says Dr. Aepli.

The blood tests can also detect potential problems in the baby.

"We do an AFP...

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