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Must-have Tests During Pregnancy
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Getting regular checkups is the best way to monitor your baby's health as well as your own.

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Congratulations, you're pregnant! Now it's time to be poked, prodded, monitored, measured and observed for about 40 weeks.

The amount of medical testing that happens to a mother between conception and delivery can seem overwhelming -- but there are two lives at stake during this time, and it's vitally important to make sure they both remain healthy. By taking the right tests at the right times, you will be ensuring the best possible chance of that happening.

This handy guide to the top 10 most important medical tests during pregnancy will help take some of the stress out of all of those doctor visits and let you get back to what truly matters -- enjoying the anticipation of bringing a new life into your family.

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