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
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!
Michelle - posted on 01/29/2013
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
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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