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April 26th, 2011, 07:33 AM
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What prenatal test do you really dislike?
Have you ever refused a prenatal test?
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April 26th, 2011, 07:42 AM
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I dislike the first trimester screening. I refused it and I also refused genetic counseling and the perinatologist, this time.
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April 26th, 2011, 11:43 AM
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I hated the glucose tolerance test! The nasty orange drink and the sick feeling I got from it was enough to make me stop drinking anything with orange flavoring. Even now, 18 months later I can't drink orange soda or orange juice!

I didn't refuse any recommended testing while pregnant but my OB didn't believe I needed the first trimester screening. That's the only one I would have declined.
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April 26th, 2011, 03:10 PM
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I did not mind the glucose test, but I HATED the 3 hour test. I felt like I was going to pass out by the end of it!

I have never refused anything that my doctor suggested I have done. I did have the early screen done with Stella, but I will not be having it this time. Once I found out the false positive rates I decided to pass. My doc did not seem to think I needed it done either this time around.
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