First trimester Ultrasound for Nuchal translucency

A nuchal translucency screening, is a specialized routine ultrasound performed at the end of the first trimester of pregnancy.

It helps determine if a baby is statistically more likely to have a chromosomal abnormality. 

NT focuses on a small, clear space at the back of a growing baby's neck called the nuchal fold.

Experts have found that this spot tends to accumulate fluid in babies with chromosomal abnormalities.