Explain a Procedure in Spanish

A diagram of amniocentesis. A needle is inserted into the sac surrounding the fetus to remove a sample of amniotic fluid and cells.In this lesson, we will practice explaining a procedure called amniocentesis in Spanish.  In our latest premium lessons covering Spanish for Prenatal Care, we review useful Spanish for tests performed during pregnancy. We discuss screening for gestational diabetes, STDs, and Group B Strep. We also cover ultrasound, the biophysical profile, and the nuchal translucency test. This free lesson is an expert from our premium lesson covering amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling. In this excerpt, we will practice explaining amniocentesis in Spanish. Amniocentesis is a procedure done during pregnancy in which a needle is inserted into the uterus to obtain a sample of amniotic fluid for testing. By the time you finish this lesson, you will be equipped with useful Spanish for explaining this procedure and others like it.

Table of Contents

  • 1:30 Amniocentesis 
  • 1:58 ¿Cuándo se realiza la amniocentesis? 
  • 3:16 ¿Para qué servirá el examen?
  • 5:07 ¿Cómo se realiza la amniocentesis?

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