Tag: amniocentesis

  • Prenatal Genetic Testing

    This is Dr. Maura Quinlan, I’m a Generalist OB/GYN and Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern, and this is how I counsel a new OB patient about genetic testing, particularly a patient under 35. So, congratulations. There’s a variety of tests that we’ll do today for you that we do […]

  • Routine New OB Clinic Visit

    This is Mike Socol. I’m a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. And what I am going to be talking about is a simulated first prenatal visit of an otherwise, uncomplicated patient. To discuss those things that I have found valuable in my career. So, what I’m doing is […]

  • Thickened Nuchal Translucency

    I’m Dr. Jeffrey Dungan. I’m in the division of Clinical Genetics at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This counseling session is going to talk about how we discuss the finding of an enlarged nuchal translucency on first trimester sonography. Typically, this is done as part of an […]

  • Prenatal Genetic Testing

    I’m Dr. Tacoma McKnight and I’d like to talk about how I counsel on [prenatal] genetic testing overall, but trying to help patients distinguish between screening versus diagnostic tests and what those tests really generally are all about. So, genetic testing is what I call “the hard homework of prenatal care” and it’s not that […]