What is the NACE test? During the first weeks or months of your pregnancy, your doctors are going to ask you to take a series of tests to take a look at your and your baby’s health. Between this test the gestational genetic non-invasive test is found. Now we would like to share what the NACE test, is and why it is important to do it and how it can help you to have a healthy, safe and happy pregnancy.
What is the fetal non-invasive test?
This test allows us to determine if the fetus has any chromosomal illness, such as trisomies or chromosopathies. Some examples of this alterations are:
Some of these chromosomal imbalances could represent a risk for the baby, even before being born.
This procedure should be done from the 10th week of the pregnancy, to obtain the right diagnosis.
This test can also tell the sex of the fetus, in some cases letting the parents to know or choose if they want a boy or a girl.
This test is recommended to patients that wish to make sure that their baby is in optic conditions, and that there is any genetic risk during the pregnancy.
It is also suggested for patients which have chromosomal illnesses antecedents in the family or patients older than 35.
We invite you to read our entry “What prenatal test do you need?”. We think it might interest you.
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