Dr Felicity Park - Newcastle Obstetrics & Specialist Ultrasound

NUCHAL Translucency and Pre-Enclampsia Testing

NT testing is a non-invasive ultrasound which measures the size of the nuchal at the back of the baby’s neck.  Your results will give you some detailed figures explaining your risk of Down Syndrome and a few other chromosomal abnormalities.

Pre-eclampsia testing is done along with your ultrasound.  Pre-eclampsia affects the arteries carrying blood to the placenta and can result in a growth restricted baby is undetected.