Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis

Picture of how an amniocentesis is done

Wavy lines mean ultrasound waves. During amniocentesis, amniotic fluid is drawn from the uterus.

Current as of: May 29, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology