Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Known as an NIPT investigation, this test is offered as an investigation for Down’s syndrome and will determine, with high accuracy, either a ‘low risk’ or ‘high risk’ diagnosis. This test does not involve any invasive procedures, just a simple maternal blood test:


•  Performed from 10 weeks of pregnancy.


A NIPT test will screen for Chromosomes 13,18,21, X and Y. You will be offered genetic counseling if the results of this test are positive or ‘ high risk’