Episode 1.1 Noninvasive prenatal testing, gender prediction, and COVID 19 vaccines


In this episode, we discuss the latest guidance about screening for fetal abnormalities with cell-free DNA testing, the COVID 19 vaccine for breastfeeding and lactating women, and some true and not so true ways to determine fetal gender. 

Links discussed:

ACOG’s position about COVID vaccine in pregnancy.

ACOG Practice Bulletin #226.

Rates of common fetal abnormalities in the US.

Howard’s article about advanced maternal age.

SneakPeak fetal gender test.

Some gender prediction folk tales.