Researchers from the University of Plymouth has announced the start of trials of a new non-invasive method allowing the unborn child to determine the gender, blood type, the probability of genetic abnormalities and other abnormalities. Note that existing methods, having similar information content, is quite dangerous to the fetus. About the NDTV writes.
The test will determine the predisposition to haemophilia and muscular dystrophy of Duchenne. A special program will allow to predict the risk of hemolytic disease of newborns, and a number of other diseases that threaten the child's life.
While doctors to diagnose this level of use amniotic (amniotic) waters. This requires puncture of the amniotic membrane, which increases the risk of miscarriage.