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What bad things can come from an amniocentesis?

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Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Amniocentesis : The major complications of an amniocentesis are rupture of membranes, direct fetal injury, indirect fetal injury, infection, and fetal loss. The risk of fetal loss can range from 1 in 300 to 1 in 500.
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