What Are The Major Pregnancy Tests You Must Go Through

What Are The Major Pregnancy Tests You Must Go Through

There are some major pregnancy tests which you must go through in your different trimesters to ensure about the wellness of yourself and your child. Pregnancy is a beautiful yet a very delicate phase. Every measure has to be taken to undergo healthy pregnancy and safe delivery of the child. Proper diet, medication and various other fitness regimes must be followed to ensure the birth of a healthy child.

Below mentioned are some pregnancy tests which you should go through in your each trimester:

First Trimester:
The first trimester is very enthusiastic and the same comes to the extreme when it is your first child. You have to go through some mandated tests to ensure the development and well-being of the foetus.

Blood Test:
The blood test is the prime test you need to go through once you have conceived. Therefore, blood test in the first trimesters makes you aware of your:

  1. Blood Group
  2. Haemoglobin Level
  3. Rh Status
  4. HIV
  5. Hepatitis B
  6. Syphilis
  7. Immunity To Rubella
  8. Immunity To Chicken Pox
  9. Exposure To Toxoplasmosis

Urine Test:
The urine test is the foremost test conducted to confirm pregnancy. Also, in the first trimester, the urine test is conducted to check for:

    1. Urinary Tract Infection or Kidney Infection
    2. Glucose Level
    3. Level of HCG

Moreover, thyroid test and plasma protein screening test can also be conducted to ascertain the thyroid hormone level and chromosomes level in your body.

Second Trimester:
The second trimester demands utmost attention. There is no place for any negligence. Hence, the prescribed tests must be timely followed to stay away from any hassle.

Blood Test:
The blood test in the second trimester is conducted to ascertain:

  1. Gestational Diabetes
  2. Down Syndrome
  3. Spinal Tube Defect

Urine Test:
Again, the urine test during the second trimester of pregnancy checks for:

  1. Urinary Tract Infection
  2. Preeclampsia

Ultrasound Test:
The ultrasound test is essential in the overall pregnancy phase. It is the only test which enables you to know the development and movement of your child and also of your internal wellness. Here, in the second trimester, the ultrasound test checks for:

  1. Presence of multiple Foetuses
  2. Growth of baby
  3. Length of cervix
  4. Movement of foetus

Third Trimester
Now, this is the last trimester of your pregnancy phase. You are at the stage of giving birth to your baby hence, the most important test which you must opt successively is the ultrasound test. During the third trimester, the ultrasound test lets you know:

  1. The growth of baby
  2. The measurement of baby’s thighs, bones, brain and midsection
  3. The position of the baby
  4. It also enables you to know the heart beat of the baby
  5. Level of amniotic fluid

Furthermore, you may also go for a blood test to check for the essential nutrients present in the body, most importantly-Iron. Also, with these tests, you can check for the occurrence of any infection.

All these pregnancy tests confirm your as well as your child’s wellness so that you can have a healthy and safe delivery.

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