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What are the symptoms of a potential down s syndrome?

Worried abt results of blood.. Risk of Down Syndrome - 1 in 370 (at term) (Risk due to maternal age alone is 1 in 570).. Risk of T13 - 1 in 100000 (at term) (Risk due to maternal age alone is 1 in 15000).. Risk of T18 - 1 in 100000 (at term) (Risk due to maternal age alone is 1 in 5200) The beta-HCG is significantly elevated and may indicate potential problems with the pregnancy. we have had the us scan done and the amnio done.. Q.What are the chances of the baby turning out to hve downs.. also how freq shud we visit docs to check the baby doing well. thanks Sam
Thu, 1 Feb 2018
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you are right about the frequency of downs syndrome..
but you can probably pick up early with usg and amnoitic fluid study...
you need to go for regular check up monthly in first trimester and 15 days in second trimester..
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