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High-risk for down syndrome?

I had the blood test done last week to test for genetic issues. I am 27 years old and 19 weeks today. My doctor called and said I was screened high-risk for down syndrome. She told me the risk were 1/182 but that it did not mean my baby would have downs. I was already scheduled for my 20-22wk ultrasound in a week. Will that tell me anything more b/c I do not want to risk having an amnio done?
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764229 tn?1322519884
My risk was 1/89 and when I had my u/s they changed it to 1/400,1 in182 is less than a .5% chance of having a baby with downs so I would not worry about it much.  That is really good odds, best of luck
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Hi,
Please don't worry, those blood tests have wrong positive results. Probably  they will see in ultrasound if there is something wrong. there are some signs that shows down syndrome. But amniosynthesis is the best to be sure. It is not as scary as you think. Also the risk at the amnio is very low. good luck! Best wishes
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193609 tn?1292180293
My scan came back with a 1 in 24 risk of spina bifida.....and my son was NOT born with Spina Bifida. Good Luck! I hope everything works out.
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