... HI AMBIEGIRL, I DIDN'T KNOW MY BABY WAS DOWN SYNDROME UNTIL THE DAY HE WAS BORN. I COULD HAVE HAD THE AMNIO TEST BUT I CHOSE NOT TO. WHEN THEY TOLD ME HE WAS DOWNS I JUST THANKED GOD THAT HE WAS ALIVE. ... (8 replies)
... important thing they have shown me is that it is not "bad", just "different" and that different will become our "normal". Please do take a look at the thread on echogenic focus and you will see the comforting words of women who feel they are so fortunate to have their DS kids in their lives. ... (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... (9 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. ... (9 replies)
... s tech and the doctor to tell me of the possibility of Down syndrome. I chose not to have an amnio. ... (9 replies)
... First of all, all your feelings are perfectly normal. The fear of the unknown, the baby that is different than you dreamed for, maybe even feeling let down because you have tried so hard to have a baby. ... (18 replies)
... choroid plexus cyst and echogenic focus. ... (4 replies)
... plexus cyst in her brain fluid. The combination of both was a marker for the possibility of Down Syndrome. ... (1 replies)