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I am 24 weeks pregnant. Is it necessary to go for amniocentesis test ?

I am of 35 years. 24 weeks from the date of conceive my second child, my health parameters like triple test was found normal as of now do i need to go for this amniocentesis test? age 35years,6monts:84kgs: Doctor says if i was of 35 he would have done this tests ! What does this mean in your terminology!
Asked On : Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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the doctor must be yelling you that chance of congenital anomaly increases after the age of 35 and he thinks that amniocentesis should be done to exclude that in your case
as you have already done tripple test and it is normal probably the amniocentesis may be avoided
Answered: Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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