In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I had three different nurse-midwives call me and lecture me on the low risks of an amnio, telling me that I was not taking things seriously enough.
- They need to get the amnio done anyway, to screen for congenital disorders.
- My doctor has suggested we get an amnio at 14 weeks.
- We also decided not to tell anybody else until the results of the amnio came in.
- We got a 99 percent all-clear for any neural tube defects and were told that the doctor saw no need for an amnio.
- You see the main complication of an amnio is that it can cause a miscarriage in a proportion of women.
- And yes you can get an amnio done just because you want one.
- Although I understand their concern I am quite reluctant to get an amnio and take any risk.
- Look, Doctor, Kathy is going to get her amnio in a few weeks, we'll see what happens then.
- Monday I go in for an amnio to make sure our baby doesn't have Downs Syndrome or some other chromosome disorder.
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