... So now you make the rules for the forum?
FYI - Others have posted results from their amnio's as well where their results came back negative. Are they not allowed to post that either? Nobody is allowed to be happy?
This is the 2nd time you posted a bitter and hateful response to me. Your first post was deleted by the mods. I was here for support in case you hadn't... (8 replies)
... Well gee Candle, that's great. But did you forget that you are posting on a Down Syndrome Support Board? ... (8 replies)
... How is it not ethical? You're implying people who terminate because the baby has DS have no morals? (8 replies)
... Down syndrome wouldn't change them for the world. They have more compassion and more personality than any other "perfect" child I know. ... (8 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)
... I wouldn't go by your AFP score as being an accurate result. My AFP results were negative for everything and my dd has Down syndrome. ... (8 replies)
... s tech and the doctor to tell me of the possibility of Down syndrome. I chose not to have an amnio. ... (8 replies)
... These are all things that a sonogram can pick up. But please note, only a amniocentises is a guarentee of a DS diagnosis. My son's sonogram was impecable. He grew in utero. He was 8lbs 6 oz at birth and 10 days early. He showed no markers on the sonogram. ... (8 replies)
... Does anyone know what relevence Calcium Spots on the heart have in screening sonogram from Down Syndrome. I heard that this could be a marker for it. ... (1 replies)
... I would like to find out the relevence of Calcium spots on the heart in 2nd trimester sonogram. (8 replies)
... there i am new here. I was recommended by someone to post something here and the people here are very helpful. so i will try this out. well we just came from our sonogram for 20 weeks and the baby is actually apparently 22 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... I got my results today... and the test results all came back negative... the baby he healthy and it's a girl. I worried for 2 weeks and aged 20 years. :bouncing:
Now I can relax for the remainder of my pregnancy. Thanks to those for your support. (8 replies)
... My wife and I was informed our ultrasound showed the calcium spots or "echogenic cardiac foci". Our MD suggested a level II ultrasound. There must be some significance to the calcium spots b/c that was our only "soft marker" for DS. My wife is just 29 yoa. Is it normal to have a level II ultrasound based solely on these calcium spots? (8 replies)
... My response was merely in defense of disability and prenatal testing. I'm all for freedom of choice but I believe, as parents of those who have DS, we owe it to society to teach others that our children are worthy of everything that children without disabilities have, and that ethically speaking, the "weeding" out of individuals who are anything but perfect is wrong. I'm... (8 replies)
... I totally agree with Sharon..... :)
Jaber :nono: :nono:
Candle, if you would like to know anything, please post, or REMOVED
Ned:) (8 replies)
... I can't believe some of the accusations being thrown around regarding this issue :nono:
I have re read and re read these posts to make sure i didn't get crossed wires.
Jaber..........having read these posts over and over again i cannot see where candle is supporting the choice of terminating pregnancies coz of downs nor can i see where she is not willing to see the... (8 replies)
... The whole idea of prenatal testing is implying the idea of disability in general is wrong.
Now, the severe cases, where death is immanent in a child's early years has some validity to prenatal testing, but the moderate cases, such as DS, is unethical to assume that these people should not have the chance to flourish. If people with disabilities were fully integrated into... (8 replies)
... Actually I decided to get the amnio. will get the test results in 10 days. (8 replies)
... Now I am scared.. my AFP came back 1-43. I passed on the amnio because the sono's have been prefect so far. the doctor gave me a couple days to think about coming in for an amnio, now I am thinking I should reconsider and have it done. (8 replies)
... in a level 2 sonogram they found a spot on my babies heart. the doctor told me the heart itself was fine but the spot could be a sign of down syndrome. ... (5 replies)