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Had abortion as baby had Cystic hygroma, Trisomy 21, trying to conceive again. Will I have same issues ?

Hello, I have 2 children and I m 34 years old I had a previous pregancy of 21 weeks I had to terminate on august 2012 due to the fact that my baby had Cystic hygroma and was in a very bad condition the baby also had Trisomy 21 , its been six months alreday and will like to try to concive again , What do you recomend besides going to my ob before geting pregnat? I m very afraid my baby will have the same issues again
Asked On : Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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You should not be worried so much.
The probability to have another baby with this chromosomal anomaly is very low(1%) therefore for the couples who have had one child with Down syndrome is important for the parents to have genetic counseling
in order to determine their risk(if the father is carrier is 3% ,mother 12%)
Before you try to conceive you should use folic acid and do not be stressed.

Take care for your self
Answered: Fri, 22 Nov 2013
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