228 страниц. 2014 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing The main indication for undergoing prenatal invasive procedures is a history of having a child or more affected with congenital disease which might related to the high percentage of consangious marriage in Egypt. However, prenatal invasive procedures are accompanied with higher levels of anxiety among women. The current study revealed that application of a structured prenatal informative counseling administered for pregnant women undergoing diagnostic or therapeutic interventions significantly decreased their anxiety level.