... my dr was concerned that my babies femur length was falling a little behind. I was booked for another scan 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. ... (1 replies)
... ame back normal as well as my blood test so I was totally surprised when the Dr. told me today that my risk of having a downs child is now doubled because of the femur length. ... (0 replies)
... yesterday we had an ultrasound to check the fetal anatomy, and she said that the femur lenght was short when compared to the other measurements. It was only a week off, and she said not to worry, but that it is a marker for Down's. ... (5 replies)
... chance of no DS. There are about 35 "soft markers" that is looked for on a level II US such as femur length, heart complications, fluid around the brain, nasal bone, etc. which has been seen in kids with DS. ... (7 replies)
... I also had a negative AFP however now have a positive soft sign for the femur length. I am courious what you have learned since this post. ... (2 replies)
... I'm counting myself as very lucky! We got the blood test results back late Friday afternoon, and it turns out that they came back great--our risk dropped from 1:522 (based on age), and 1:212 (or thereabouts, based on the femur length, from research I did), to only 1:5000! I was SOOOOO happy! It really made this weekend (especially my first mother's day) much more relaxed... (5 replies)
... I don't know how serious they are--I wish I could give you more information on that. Are you having the triple screen or quad screen done? I just had my level II and the femur length was short--so I'm worried sick but trying to just stay calm until the test results are back.
Try not to worry (I know, much easier said than done!), and if nothing else demand that your... (2 replies)