How noninvasive prenatal testing is different from other prenatal tests?
Noninvasive DNA prenatal testing is also called as a cell-free fetal DNA screening. NIPS screening is done by taking a sample of maternal blood which is drawn at any time after 10 weeks of pregnancy. The main benefit of NIPS is that it can identify if your baby is at risk for chromosomal disorders. Most commonly, this prenatal testing determines the risk of disorders such as Down syndrome (trisomy 21), Trisomy 18, Trisomy 13, and also the conditions caused by the missing or extra X and Y chromosomes. It’s important to know that NIPS is a screening test, not a […]