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Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
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.
Amenorrhea is a menstrual condition in which a woman’s menstrual periods are absent for more than three monthly cycles. Pregnancy is one possible cause of amenorrhea.
Amniocentesis is a procedure used to take out a small sample of the amniotic fluid for testing.