Healthy Living: Testing Baby’s DNA

The most recent statistics show a decline in pregnancy rates.

But despite the drop, there are more and more new tests and tips parents-to-be need to be aware of.

Genetic testing can now be done earlier and is a lot more accurate.

Some doctors say it’s not just about testing your unborn baby’s DNA, but your own as well.

In Healthy Living, we explain why these tests are important before you even conceive.

While the NIP Test is 99 percent accurate, some doctors stress that it only indicates a "risk" for genetic abnormalities, not that the child actually has the disorder.

Doctors recommend following up with more testing, because some studies show false positives happen with NIPT more than 50 percent of the time.

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