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... Hi. I'm 20w pregnant with my first child and am 26 years old. I failed the triple screen test recently with somewhat lower AFP levels than what I should have and an HCG level 5 times the median. This put my odds of having a child who has DS at 1:6--same as a 50 year old woman. A level II u/s showed 1 soft marker--echogenic heart. I was asked if I wanted an amnio and... (3 replies)
... s done today and everything looked normal except for one pinky which is missing the middle bone. The doctor said that this could be a soft marker, but she said there wasn't enough research to even give statistics on what it indicated. ... (1 replies)
... nce I was about 24 weeks. When we met with the genetics counselor, she told me that this particular finding would take our chances of having a baby with ds from 1 in 567 to 1 in 100. ... (18 replies)

... humerus are a soft marker for Downs, but how much behind could be a significant marker? ... (3 replies)
... No so far she looks prefect on the sono... the doctor said to date she is growing normal etc... I have an sono every 2 weeks since my pregnancy. He said she shows no signs that she could have DS. But he said 20-30% do not show at all. I am 41 and had the triple screen test and they said it came back 1-43 and recommended an amnio. I left the office because I didn't want... (8 replies)
... can at 32 wks and my Dr said that his femur was approx 7mm behind and was about 5 wks behind the rest of his body growth. He did not say that femur length was a soft marker towards downs, but have read on the internet that there is a connection. Has anybody else experienced this. ... (1 replies)

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