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NON INVASIVE SCREENING TESTS FOR DOWN'S SYNDROM, TRISOMY 18 AND OPEN SPINA BIFIDA by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:20am      So now you are a surrogate mother/carrier in every since of the word because you are finally pregnant for your Intended Parents! Perhaps donor eggs were used or the eggs directly from your Intended Mother. At times like these most Intended Parents want some testing done for birth defects. Because these IP's have been so careful in the past ... Read on »
What is Down syndrome? by Tara M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:16pm What is Down syndrome? [clink on this link to learn the truth about Down syndrome] I asked this question, in response to the article written below, to a truly diverse and inspirational group of parents who are blessed by the magic of T21 in their lives. Here are some of the responses,,,,and I will add to the responses as they come in. ... Read on »
Petition For Changing The Way A Down Syndrome Diagnosis is Delivered by Noelle .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:19pm Let's Get this 90% Down Syndrome Abortion Rate DOWN!! These Numbers have to Change! We need to Get together to Change this! We have power in Numbers as Mom's. Let's, through the power of the Internet, Sign This petition, and present it to our local Politicians. We Need to Implement A Bill to Have Doctors, Nurses and Genetic Counselors start t ... Read on »
The Down Syndrome Clinic (repost) by myspecialks Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 12:00am In honor of Kellsey's first visit to the Down Syndrome Clinic, I thought I would repost what I wrote when Kennedy went her first time. She was 3 weeks old. She's come SO far since then... and so have I. The Down Syndrome Clinic Originally written: June 10, 2004 Today was our first appointment at the Down Syndrome Clinic at Vanderbilt C ... Read on »
Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Receiving the News by Lisa Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 12:00am October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Unfortunately, I couldn't commit to taking part in the 31 for 21 Blog Challenge this year (boo!), but there are a few topics near and dear to me that I would like to write about during this month. A question that's been posed to me over and over since Finn was born is "Did you know he had Down syndro ... Read on »
Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation Winter Newsletter by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:31pm So much promising research to improve learning and memory has taken place inside of Christina's lifetime, as noted in this newsletter. They are working with mice who have Down syndrome to see where the problems are in the nerve connections in the brain which lead to memory problems, and developing drugs that can help fix the problem. People wi ... Read on »
Change in prenatal Down syndrome screening recommendations by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:00pm The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently issued new guidelines regarding prenatal screening. The new recommendation is that all women--regardless of age--be offered prenatal testing for Down syndrome. Until now, more invasive diagnostic testing (amniocentesis and chorionic villi sampling, or CVS) was routinely offer ... Read on »
The Diagnosis and What Having Down syndrome Means by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:27pm As my first "official" post for Get It Down: 31 for 21, I want to talk about the diagnosis. I was lucky when I was pregnant with Aiden. I had a wonderful ob/gyn. She is funny and compassionate. Yes, I said she. I have a belief that if you don't have the same equipment I'm using, then you probably have never gone through what you are about ... Read on »
Tests & Diagnostics for Down Syndrome by Well Med Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common tests and diagnostics for Down Syndrome: Amniocentesis Blastomere analysis before implantation Chorionic Villus Sampling Chromosomal karyotype DNA testing of parents Ear Infection Fever Flu Maternal serum alpha feto-protein Nuchal Translucency Prenatal testing Quad Marker ... Read on »
Simple blood test to detect Down's syndrome cuts miscarriage risk #prolife #parents #health #tcot by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 4:45pm I just hope the more modern our medicine and technology gets less people will use it for wrong. We have 3D&4D ultrasound abilities now yet the pro-choice/abort movement tries to block any ultrasound and heartbeat legislation to try and inform women they are caring a human being in them, not just a blob of cells. However, ma ... Read on »