Awards & Recognition
Community Benefit Report & Health Needs Assessment
What you need to know about COVID-19
End of Life Options Act
Hello Humankindness Friends
NFL's Derek and David Carr
Hello Healthy Podcast
Mission, Vision, Values
Hello Healthy Magazine
During pregnancy, it’s normal to worry about your baby’s health and development. Maternity services at Dignity Health Central California include quality prenatal tests, which gives you and your doctor special insight into your baby’s overall well-being. These tests also check for pregnancy-related complications, such as gestational diabetes.
Our goal for prenatal testing is to monitor your baby’s development, so you can make informed health care decisions during your pregnancy and after birth. To begin prenatal testing in Central California or to learn which screening is best for you, Find a Doctor online.
Most prenatal tests are noninvasive, pain-free procedures. Prenatal diagnostic tests may require the use of needles, swabs, and other instruments.
When you’re pregnant, you may receive one or more of the following screenings:
You may be wondering which test you or your baby will need. Your doctor will let you know which screenings are important and what to expect.
You can ask your doctor the following questions to help you prepare for prenatal testing:
Prenatal genetic testing can ease your concerns and help you understand how your baby is developing. You can trust the experienced maternity experts at Dignity Health Central California for quality prenatal testing that helps you care for your baby.
Dignity Health Central California offers prenatal testing in Bakersfield, Merced, and Stockton, CA.