KidsWorldMD Announced its Animation Feature of Amniocentesis for Expectant Mothers

March 20, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
KidsWorldMD recognizes that many women are opting to delay having children until later in life and this increases the risks of complications. Many expectant mothers 35 years or older are referred to get an amniocentesis. This invasive and anxiety provoking procedure is done to detect chromosomal disorders such as Down Syndrome and open neural tube defects (ONTDs) such as spina bifida. Amniocentesis is recommended for mothers over 35 years at the time of delivery and those that are at increase risks based on screening reports or family history.

It is the goal of to bring accurate and current health information to educate pregnant mothers about common conditions related to pregnancy and children. By doing so it helps to reduce misconceptions and alleviate fears related to common procedures such as amniocentesis. Just the though of having a needle piercing the amniotic sac and collecting a sample of amniotic fluid creates fears of injury to the mother and baby. The expectant mother and father can access information and watch the animation video on website about amniocentesis in the comfort of their home.They can then compile their questions and seek clarification or further explanation from their physicians.

KidsWorldMD is a leading, physician-run website serving parents, physicians, and other healthcare professionals with real time access to up-to-date health news, videos and podcasts, as well as comprehensive care guides, healthcare charts, assessments, a drug interaction checker, a symptom checker and textbook disease information. This information is offered through online media, mobile platforms and child and pregnancy focused health newsletters.