Infants and children under age 4 are particularly at risk for choking on food or small objects because their upper airways are smaller, and they tend to explore things with their mouths.
Alcohol consumption by the mother is a leading cause of preventable birth defects in the fetus. In addition, the risk for miscarriage and stillbirth increases with alcohol consumption.
Alpha-fetoprotein screening is a blood test that measures the level of AFP in the mothers’ blood. Abnormal levels may indicate certain problems with the fetus.
Amenorrhea means you haven’t had your period for more than 3 cycles. It can be caused by a variety of things including overexercising, being overweight, or due to an ovulation problem.
Amniocentesis is a procedure used to take out a small sample of the amniotic fluid for testing.
Amniocentesis is a procedure used to obtain a small sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy.