week 20 - Pregnancy

week 20

Diagram of amniocentesis

Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis, also known as an Amniotic Fluid Test (AFT), is a diagnostic test usually undertaken between week 15 and week 20 of pregnancy, though it can be taken as early as week 11. It is a test in which about 20 mL of your amniotic fluid, which contains fetal tissues, is used to examine the […]

Vitamin B6 and pregnancy

Vitamin B6 and pregnancy

If you are suffering from morning sickness in the┬á first weeks of pregnancy, vitamin B6 can help decrease the symptoms. Vitamin B6, like folic acid and vitamin B12, is a B vitamin.┬áVitamin B6, also known as pyridoxine, is a water-soluble vitamin.┬áThe body uses vitamin B6 for protein metabolism. Sources of┬á vitamin B6: Meat Fish Vegetables […]

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