Generous maternity benefits
Like you, we are looking forward to the arrival of your baby and will pay for a variety of services, depending on your insurance.
Yes, this prenatal test is performed to check for the risk of trisomy 21, 18 and 13 by measuring the baby’s nuchal translucency in an ultrasound examination (12th-14th week of pregnancy) and screening the mother’s blood; the results are evaluated in relation to other factors affecting the mother and foetus (including the mother’s age).
Mandatory healthcare insurance covers this test for the purpose of detecting trisomy 21, 18 or 13 from the 12th week of pregnancy in single pregnancies, if an increased risk is identified. Increased risk exists where there is a greater than 1 in 1,000 chance of abnormality.