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No markers?
Mar 6, 2006
... My triple screen came back of a chance of ds at 16 weeks. I had 5 us all together. All test came back as no soft markers for ds. ... (11 replies)
... I remember reading some posts about this on the pregancy board not to long ago. It was woman talking about getting false test results for DS and all the stress they were going through. Try and do a search on that board. ... (7 replies)
... Hi,I am 32 years of age.My Dr said I fall under a raised risk for DS baby.He looked at the soft markers and all looks fine.I looked at my ultrasound measures and I am concerned. ... (2 replies)

... In the ultrasound they will be looking for 15 physical markers for ds. Some of them are leg length, the bridge of the nose, and the fold in the back of the neck. Others are more to do with the organs and their development. ... (3 replies)
Triple screen
Jul 20, 2006
... sound and see what they tell us before an amnio. The ultra sound was great we got to see her for the first time and found out the sex. They took about one hour to measure and I had done so much research I asked a million questions. ... (28 replies)
Caught off guard-
Apr 30, 2006
... murmur. I bet she is just the most beautiful little thing!!! I'm sure you do have lots of questions.....ask away, I'm sure someone will be able to answer them for you. Congrats again! ... (3 replies)
... My daughter has DS and didn't have overtly apparant characteristics at birth. ... (11 replies)
Feb 22, 2006
... Secondly, that test is so so well known for false positives. ... (5 replies)
No markers?
Feb 22, 2006
... I decided to get an amnio at 17 weeks. Waiting for the results are the most difficult. The results came back normal. ... (11 replies)
Feb 18, 2006
... measured perfect. They didnt find any markers for DS or any other defect. The nurse that told me my odds didnt quite tell all. ... (12 replies)
... her nor making decisions that i will regret for the rest of my life. My AFP test is negative and im always praying that God will do heal it. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Jodi, Congratulations, I'm really happy for you, allot of stress is off your shoulder's, now you can go threw your pregnancy stress free, That is why I truly believe in having an amnio, because you know what your up against, not knowing can drive a person crazy. Helping with DS children, I recommend Easter seals as a volunteer or special... (7 replies)
... I wish luck with your Amino tests, I know it's hard to wait for the results. Now with my son who was born DS, We had no idea he was DS until he was born, Weather you find out before or after birth, it's a shock at first. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for responding! ... (7 replies)
... accurate. You can't dispute that, and that's what we ended up waiting 2 weeks for, for the positive diagnosis. The doctors in the delivery did not pick up on any Down's features, because there were hardly any. ... (4 replies)
... There are a lot of signs for DS. ... (8 replies)
AFP Test Results?
Jun 23, 2005
... s. I will never take that AFP test again, it's very unreliable. The soft markers my dd had were choroid plexus cyst and echogenic focus. I denied an amnio, because we knew we'd love our daughter no matter what she had. ... (8 replies)
... that your age group has a very low percentage rate for D.S. I have 3 children the last 2 born 14 months apart at 36, 38. Up until a couple of months ago we were considering one more. ... (1 replies)
... is dilated a bit. Normal is up to 3cm and hers was 4cm and 3.8cm. The dr. told me not to worry as the dilation is minimal but this is considered a "soft marker" for Down Syndrome. ... (1 replies)
... Markers for DS showed up on my ultrasound. A thickening in the back of the head as well as the absence of a bone in the nose. ... (14 replies)

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