... 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)
... I am NOT one to talk about someone's physical or mental health as being less than quote "normal" as the end of the world. ... (3 replies)
... atomy, 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)
... I found that a lot of my friends with perfectly healthy babies had it to. It is only one of 15 physical markers of ds and is actually considered to be a soft marker. With that said.. yes my beautiful little girl does have ds. She is the love of our lives and the center of our family. Although she has more dr. ... (3 replies)
That spot you are referring to is called an Echogenic intracardiac foci. I was at the OB for my 18-20 u/s on 9/11/06 and they called me 4 days later to tell me that our baby boy had this on his heart. They told me it was a soft marker for D/S, but not to worry. YEAH RIGHT! Right? They said since it doesn't run in either of DH or I's family's, that I am 22 and DH is 28,... (3 replies)
... ge 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. I am now 42 and realize I am showing signs of peri. I know the stronger markers are that of the femur and measurement of the forehead and bridge of nose. ... (1 replies)
... The dr. later told me that if my daughter had one or the other soft marker and not both, they may not have told me about the chance of Down. ... (8 replies)
... has a soft marker for ds. ... (3 replies)
... ready love this baby so much. The unknowns are scary though. Some say that they wish they knew ahead so that they could be prepared...I'm not sure how prepared one can be because there are so many unknowns. ... (14 replies)
... and didn't know I wasn't supposed to take them before the amnio. Anyway, the sonogram went great accept for one small issue. The Dr. found a 'soft' marker for downs. He said her pinky was curved in a little bit and a bit smaller. ... (2 replies)
... Also, has anyone had an ultrasound that showed a soft marker and then had a perfectly healthy child. ... (0 replies)
... Hi there!
Has your daughter had an amnio to verify the possibility of having DS?
When I had my first ultrasound done, I was further along than expected (20 weeks) and they let me know that they found an echogenic focus and a choroid plexus cyst. These are both soft markers for DS and had me get a Level II u/s, which only verified they were there. They told me that if my... (2 replies)