last tue i went for the down's syndrome test (NT Scan & blood test) and the result is high risk. i know this is not 100% accurate but im so worried. is any moms out there hv such result?

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Kaitlin - posted on 06/10/2012

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we declined the amnio, even though we're high risk too (at 25 years old- poo!) Don't let them pressure you into something you aren't comfortable with. We did some further scans later in my pregnancy because of the risk of heart issues with potential downs babies (more common, and they just want to look and make sure that if he DID need some attention/surgery right after birth, the hospital I delivered at would be prepared), and so far the heart looks perfectly healthy!

Kaitlin - posted on 06/09/2012

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perfectly said liz.
these tests have a HUGE false positive rate, and you can't change what already is.
Good luck to you.

Liz - posted on 06/08/2012

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I had a 1:5 risk and my daughter is fine and beautiful.

What is, already is. Try and relax because your baby may be fine, but stress is not good for either of you.

Sherri - posted on 06/08/2012

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Yup!! I went and had a CVS the day after I found out the results of my 1st trimester screening. They came back 100% negative. I am now the proud mommy to a 3mo old happy healthy baby boy.

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Michelle - posted on 01/29/2013

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My testing and ultrasounds were normal and my son had downs. Those test are screening test. Amnios the most accurate test.I did not get offered one because I was 34. They scare so many women. I wonder how many healthy babies are aborted due to the tests. Downs kids have their issues but all kids do. My son is a great kid wouldn't change a thing if i could go back.

Shuilen - posted on 06/10/2012

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thanks Sherri, Liz H & Kaitlin. i'm still undecided whether to go for the amnio test or not as i don't like the idea of the needle struck to my bump secondly there's a risk of miscarriage. actually the sonographer told me the scan/ultrasound is fine but with the blood test add up together so i'm classified as 'high risk'. i'm 34 this yr both me & husband do not have any history of down's syndrome. anyway this coming tue we have appointment with the sonographer/midwife and we'll see what is their best advice/suggestion.

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