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Amniocentesis Animation

Amniocentesis can provide valuable information about the health of your baby before it is born. Amniocentesis is a procedure used to obtain a small sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy.

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Online Resources

March of Dimes  http://www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/14332_1164.asp
NIH Medline Plus  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003921.htm
NIH Medline Plus  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/prenataltesting.html
NIH Medline Plus  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/amniocentesis/htm/index.htm

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