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About Fetal Medicine
What, Why and How of the speciality ...
Once ultrasound provided the window to the womb, the ability to see and understand the fetus improved. With the advances in technology and skill a new speciality of fetal medicine developed. Foetal medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the growth, development, care, and treatment of the fetus and with environmental factors that may harm the fetus. It encompasses within it, prenatal screening both for aneuploidy and adverse obstetric outcomes and prenatal diagnosis of abnormalities and complex syndromes by invasive prenatal diagnosis. It has expanded to the management of these complex problems and offering therapeutic solutions. Today we have taken the initial steps towards non invasive prenatal diagnosis from fetal DNA in maternal blood and this indeed usher in the next era of fetal medicine