If you’re are about to spend the rest of your life with someone, before the euphoria catches up with you and make you feel everything is right at face value, you need to go through certain medical test to acertain your partners health status.
Infoexpert24 discusses the most important medical tests you ought to do before you walk down the aisle.
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These medical tests will help you have prior knowledge and take the appropriate steps to protect yourself and make a better decision if you chose to go ahead.
Being aware of your partner’s medical status can help you avert having a child or children with sickle cell disease (a life-threatening ailment). Endeavour to go for the genotype test to ascertain your status before you promise ‘Till death do us apart.’
Different strokes for different folks. A typical Nigerian couple want babies after the wedding. Infertility comes with emotional stress and it could also cost a fortune to have a biological child, so, avoid this and go for a fertility test while you have the chance to. It helps you to know if you are fertile and fit for reproduction.
3. Blood group
Before you bid farewell to your parent and singlehood, ensure to test to know each other’s, blood group. Certain issues relating to blood group or rhesus incompatibility can arise leading to complications during pregnancy.
Your blood group can either be A, B, O or AB but there’s another component referred to as the Rhesus factor. The Rhesus factor is either positive or negative.
If a Rhesus negative woman marries a Rhesus Positive husband, there is a 50% chance the baby will be rhesus positive. In this case, if precautions are not taken during pregnancy, this could lead to haemolytic disease of the newborn.
4. HIV & STD
HIV and STD are communicable diseases, hence, it’s better to be on the safe side when it comes to knowing your sexual health status before getting married.
5. Chronic ailment
Existing epilepsy, hepatitis, hypertensive diabetic, etc. are chronic diseases that might affect the outcome of the pregnancy. Disclose your health status, make it plain. It is worth noting that a spouse suffering from a chronic condition may need care round the clock to be provided by their partner hence the need to find out prior to marriage.
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