Developmental assessment of young children is an integral part of child health checkup, even in apparently normal babies. However, the depth of assessment varies from child to child, according to perceived risk of abnormality. Indications are — a) Periodic routine child health checkup, b) Follow-up of high-risk neonates for early… Continue Reading Developmental assessment of young children

According to the advanced maternal age risk table, as a woman gets older her risk of developing chromosomal aberrations in the fetus increases. Therefore, the maternal age is very important when ascertaining the incidence of various chromosomal abnormalities like the Down’s syndrome. The advanced maternal age risk table contains the… Continue Reading Advanced maternal age risk table