Sentence Examples


  • This therapy is started in the first trimester when fetal adrenal production of androgens begins but before prenatal diagnosis is done that would provide definitive information about the sex of the fetus and its disease status.
  • Although rubella causes only mild symptoms in child and adult sufferers, the infection can have severe complications for the fetus of a woman who becomes infected with the virus during the first trimester of pregnancy.
  • Since your breasts are already growing and readying themselves for the arrival of your baby, typically the best time to buy a bra for nursing is about midway through your pregnancy, usually in the second trimester.
  • The blood test given during the first trimester screening is for chromosomal abnormalities in the baby, including Down's Syndrome (trisomy 21), Edwards Syndrome (trisomy 18), skeletal defects, or heart defects.
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a procedure that allows for prenatal diagnosis during the first trimester (generally between ten and 12 weeks of gestation, during the embryonic stage of development).