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The Heart of Down Syndrome by Stephanie B. Patient Expert 40 to 50% of children with Down syndrome are born with a congenital heart defect... in our group who have Down syndrome and heart defects. ...
as to what they feel your calculated risk is. I will say that about 40% of kids with DS have some kind of heart issue, some needing surgery and some that correct themselves.  My daughter had a fairly major heart defect...
that my daughter had Down syndrome, then later, we learned she had a serious heart defect.  Fifty percent of children with Down syndrome also have a heart defect and it was a really tough time.  I felt so depressed...
"I'm so Sorry your Son has Down Syndrome"....... by Pamela B. Patient ExpertHealth Maven me go through some things. 1. The Heart Defect : Children with Down Syndrome are more likely to have a heart defect... without Down Syndrome with these same defects is around 30% . The mortality rate for a child with Down Syndrome...
Just what is Down syndrome? by Shannon .. Registered Nurse of Down syndrome other than the few obvious ones. I am going to share with you the typical characteristics of Down syndrome, those that Gabi has, and those that she doesn't. Gabi was born with Trisomy 21...
The Down syndrome Glossary by Stephanie B. Patient Expert normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the rubella (German measles) virus. Down syndrome : A common chromosome disorder due to an extra chromosome number 21 (trisomy 21). Down syndrome causes mental...
The Diagnosis and What Having Down syndrome Means by Stephanie B. Patient Expert gave me the results: Aiden had what is known as an Atrial/Ventricular Canal Defect, hypoplastic left heart syndrome... I have an explanation for the heart condition. Down syndrome isn't deadly, it isn't going to kill Aiden. The heart...
Why Does Termination of Children with Down syndrome Affect us so deeply? by Jan Patient Expert Many who contemplate abortion of their prenatally diagnosed child with Down syndrome don't.... And really listen. This is why termination and prenatal testing used to eliminate babies with Down syndrome...
Helping Kids Understand Down syndrome by Stephanie B. Patient Expert px;border:none;"> You have probably seen people who have Down syndrome. They have certain.... They may have medical problems, too, such as heart defects. And they usually have some mental retardation, which means...
Penelope and CHD - congenital heart defect PART I by MoRing Patient Expert Fact: 50% of people with Down syndrome are born with a congenital heart defect.... . . Within minutes of her birth we learned that she had a lot of characteristics of Down syndrome. We were left...

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Complications Some people with Down's syndrome experience very few health problems as a result of thei ... » Read on
Why it should be done ... a lower level suggests a chromosome abnormality, such as Down's syndrome), to determine ... » Read on