The UAB Prenatal Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic that includes physicians from the UAB Department of OB/GYN Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, ultrasound technicians, and genetic counselors. Services offered through this clinic include targeted ultrasound, chorionic villus sampling, and amniocentesis. Genetic counselors provide patient counseling and risk assessment regarding a variety of indications, including abnormal serum screening, advanced maternal age, drug and medication exposures, and personal and family history of genetic disease.
Q: How long will my appointment last?
A: Please allow two hours for your appointment.
Q: Do I have to have a full bladder for my ultrasound?
A: Your bladder will not need to be full prior to your ultrasound.
Q: Are there any restrictions on what I can eat or drink prior to my appointment?
A: You can eat your regular meals prior to your appointment.
Q: If I come to my appointment do I have to have the amniocentesis?
A: No, you will not be obligated to any testing. Each patient is encouraged to decide what is best for him or her.
Monday–Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Kaul Human Genetics Building
720 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233
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