Blood And Urine Testing During Pregnancy
Following tests are taken during your pregnancy
- is detected of every pregnant woman
- testing your Rh is important to identify if you are RH positive or negative.
- you being Rh negativ and baby being Rh positiv could lead to complications with additional pregnancies. Not with the current one.
- In this case of you being Rh negativ around the 28th week of your pregnancy a Anti D is given to you.
- is to determine if your blood contains antibodies against antigenes from alien red blood cells or if irregular antibodies are existing.
Röteln – Rubella/ german measles
- is tested to determine your rubella status.
- If you went through a rubella infection or if you were vaccinated this is visible with the stat numbers.
- catching rubella during your early pregnancy stages can lead to severe deformities and abortions.
Chlamydien – Chlamydia
- is a STD a sexual transmitted disisea, caused mainly by a bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis and is transmitted by having unprotected intercourse
- while pregnant a chlamydia infection can cause preterm labour, preterm rupture of the membranes and abortions.
- During birth babies can get contaminated by chlamydia and develop eye infections and pneumonia.
- is tested via an urin sample
- is treated with antibiotics. ( And make sure your partner is treated too.)
LSR – Lues
- which is also a STD, Syphilis.
- you are either tested positiv or negativ.
- your Mutterpass will only state if the test was done or not.
- Syphilis can lead to preterm labour or abortions.
- babies are born with syphilis and develop other severe difficulties later
- is treated with antibiotics.
- can be tested, only with your consent and not marked as positiv or negative. Just as carried out
- tested towards the end of your pregnancy
- if positiv tested, your baby will be immunised after birth
Hb – Hämoglobin
- your iron level, you could say
- is regularly tested
- a low iron level can cause fatigue, exhaustion and sensitivity to colds / flus
Additional blood work that is not covered by a general insurance
- is transmitted via cat droppings, ( you have a cat and clean her litter box, you eat salat, vegetables that have not been washed )
- it is checked at the beginning, in the middle and towards the end of your pregnancy
- catching a new toxoplasmosis infection during the early stages of your pregnancy can lead to severe damages
Zytomegalie – Cytomegalic inclusion disease ( CMV )
- is a herpes virus and can cause severe damages with a fresh infection during your early stages of pregnancy
Parvo B 19
- is the pathogen of the fifth disease / Ringelröteln / Erythema infectiosum
- can cause anaemia, and more severe illnesses in diverse organs