Videos

Videos to explain prenatal testing, carrier screening, and more

Do you have questions about prenatal testing, carrier screening, or other genetic tests for reproductive health?

Sequenom Laboratories—the pioneer in noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT)—can help with these easy to follow videos for patients, or people who just have questions.

And if what you see below doesn’t completely answer your questions, our Every Mom Team will be happy to help. Call 844.799.3243.



Basic genetics for family planning

DNA, genes, chromosomes… what’s the difference? And what separates chromosomal conditions (e.g., Down syndrome) from genetic disorders (e.g., cystic fibrosis)? This short video has answers.

What is noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT)?

Wondering how NIPT works, what it screens for, and what it might cost? This short video explains the basics and the benefits of NIPT.

MaterniT® GENOME: the only genome-wide NIPT

A laboratory-developed test that can do everything MaterniT® 21 PLUS does, but which also analyzes all chromosomes to spot as many abnormalities other NIPTs may miss.

HerediT®: screen for more than 100 genetic mutations

Learn about comprehensive carrier screening, which screens for genetic mutations you may carry and the chances of passing one on to your children.

MaterniT® 21 PLUS: the pioneering NIPT

Learn how this laboratory-developed test can tell you if you are having a boy or a girl, and screen for chromosomal abnormalities such as trisomy 21 (Down syndrome).

HerediT® CF: carrier screening for cystic fibrosis

Learn about cystic fibrosis and a laboratory-developed test that screens for this most commonly carried genetic mutation.