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age 35 an 16 weeks pregnant
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klee33 posted:
results of my blood results went well except for one test that came back negative. My blood work showed less than 2% my fetus may have down syndrome. Have anyone had a results with this percent rate, is this something I should be concern about, or am I being worried for nothing.?
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phoenix31674 responded:
That is a very low probability so you are probably worrying for nothing. I honestly never asked what the blood results were for either pregnancy. I assume it was low because it was never brought up. Then again, it wouldn't have made a difference for us, so I had no motivation to ask.
 
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klee33 replied to phoenix31674's response:
today we did the ultrasound everything went great, baby looks good we saw no signs of markers on the ultrasound, Dr. said baby looks 98% normal. my protein levels are slightly high but nothing to worry about. Now we have have 2 weeks to decide on getting an amnio syntesis or not, just to be on the safe side with the protein levels an there is no signs of down syndrome.
 
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phoenix31674 replied to klee33's response:
That's great news. With those numbers, if it were me I would not do the amnio. Of course I knew that for me even if we had markers or anything that I would not do the amnio or CVS. Even though the risk of miscarriage is low, I knew I would be devastated if I was that 1 in 1000 or 100 depending on procedure - especially if the results were normal. But it's a very personal decision. For some women the needed peace of mind is worth the risk, which is pretty small.
 
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QueenOfStarWars replied to phoenix31674's response:
klee33 - sound great! Good luck in your decision. I never did any testing for either pregnancy (both after 35), but that's just me. At least you have some time to figure out how you want to proceed.

Congrats on a good appt!!!
Jeannie (38); DH (41); DD 1 - EDD 12/23/2008 but born at 33 wks on 11/9/2008 DD 2 - EDD 10/18/2010 and born on 10/12/2010


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