Amniocentesis is a procedure in which a small amount of amniotic fluid is removed from the mother's womb in order to detect abnormalities of the fetus.

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Overview of this procedure, glossary and related links. Includes a section to post related comments.
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Handout from American Academy of Family Physicians provides a general overview of amniocentesis and CVS.
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