Stanford Health Library

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Pregnancy and Childbirth:

Pregnancy: Pregnancy (General) | Discomforts | Drugs | Exercise | Later-Age Pregnancy | Nutrition | Pregnancy Loss | Prenatal Tests | Risks to Pregnancy | Teenage Pregnancy

Childbirth: Birthing Options | Childbirth (Labor and Delivery) | Newborn Screening Tests | Multiple Births | Premature Birth | Postpartum Depression

Other Topics: General Pregnancy and Childbirth | Preparing for Pregnancy

Prenatal Tests

Prenatal Testing: Who Should Consider It?:Mayo Clinic
Prenatal Tests:Nemours Foundation
Routine Tests in Pregnancy:ACOG
Common Tests During Pregnancy:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Special Tests for Monitoring Fetal Health:ACOG
Prenatal Testing:MedlinePlus

Specific Tests
Amniocentesis:March of Dimes
Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS):March of Dimes
Fetal Fibronectin (fFN): A Test for Preterm Delivery:March of Dimes
Genetic Testing, see Genetics and Birth Defects, Genetic Testing
Maternal Blood Screening for Birth Defects:March of Dimes
Ultrasound:March of Dimes
Fetal Ultrasound:Mayo Clinic [Slide Show]

Stanford Medicine Resources:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Linking to commercial and other sites, or sites where these might lead, does not imply endorsement of products, services, or content. Please keep in mind that The Stanford Health Library dispenses information, not medical advice. Although we're happy to help you find the materials you need, your health care professional is the only person qualified to give you a medical opinion.

Footer Links: