BBL 068: The Smart Mama’s Guide to Prenatal Testing


Smart Mama's Guide to Prenatal Testing

Women are offered many prenatal tests today. What's the purpose of each test? Is it mandatory? Does it really benefit mother and baby? We tackle those questions today!

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • The Great Pregnancy session starting next week!
  • What to expect from blood work
  • What the 12 week ultrasound is looking for
  • How to decide if genetic testing is right for you and your baby
  • Real facts about ultrasound exposure
  • Making decisions on controversial tests like gestational diabetes and Group B Strep
  • The truth about testing and how it impacts your pregnancy

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Things Mentioned on This Week's Podcast


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Kristen Burgess: Crazy About Everything Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby

The tips, tools, and straight talk you want for pregnancy, childbirth, and bringing up baby

Smart Mama's Guide to Prenatal Testing

About the author 


Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website and helping families through her online childbirth class

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